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Machinist Set Up Operator Salary with Precision Machining skills

For Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills, hourly average wages total $18.73 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,255 - $61,584
(Median)
$34K
$38K
$62K
MEDIAN: $38,404
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90%

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$13.75 - $24.52
(Median)
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,255 - $61,584  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,606  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $1,965  
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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$31,249 - $62,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.75 - $24.52  
   
Overtime
$19.28 - $36.65  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,606  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $1,965  
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).
)
$31,249 - $62,411  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 203

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Pay by Experience Level for Machinist Set Up Operator with Precision Machining skills

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


For many Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $38K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $42K. Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $45K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $52K.

 
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Experience Affects Machinist Set Up Operator with Precision Machining skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 14%
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