Machinist Set Up Operator with Precision Machining Skills Salary

Earnings for Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills come in at around $18.31 per hour on average. Total cash compensation to Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills approaches anywhere from $30K on the lower end to $62K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $4K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,800 - $58,500
(Median)
$32K
$38K
$58K
MEDIAN: $38,404
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$13.35 - $24.62
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,800 - $58,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $5,152  
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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$29,561 - $61,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.35 - $24.62  
   
Overtime
$19.80 - $36.56  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
   
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $5,152  
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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$29,561 - $61,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 339
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Pay by Experience Level for Machinist Set Up Operator

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


Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $37K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $42K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $46K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $51K.

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Experience Affects Machinist Set Up Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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