Machinist Set Up Operator with Precision Machining Skills Salary

The average Machinist Set Up Operator with Precision Machining skills earns approximately $18.03 per hour. Total cash compensation for Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills runs from $28K to $60K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $6K and profit sharing that can reach almost $5K. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. For the most part, Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,626 - $81,703
$30K
$41K
$82K
MEDIAN: $40,775
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$12.93 - $24.99
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MEDIAN: $18.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,626 - $81,703  
   
Bonus
$456.15 - $5,523  
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $5,128  
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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$28,216 - $59,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.93 - $24.99  
   
Overtime
$19.54 - $36.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$456.15 - $5,523  
   
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $5,128  
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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$28,216 - $59,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 464

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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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $35K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $41K. Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $44K. 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 $50K.

Key Stats for Machinist Set Up Operator

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Machinist Set Up Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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