Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Machinist Set Up Operators with Blueprints skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $38K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $44K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Machinist Set Up Operators with Blueprints skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $44K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $48K.