The average wage for a Machinist in Indianapolis, Indiana is $18.34 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$14.06 - $26.81
(Median)
$14
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.06 - $26.81  
   
Overtime
$19.40 - $45.30  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,843 - $65,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Pay by Experience Level for Machinist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Machinist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 3%


Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Skills That Affect Machinist Salaries

CNC/NC
up arrow 4%

Precision Machining
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
up arrow 2%

Machine Operation
up arrow 4%

Blueprints
up arrow 6%

CAD/CAM
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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