Machinist Set Up Operator with Precision Machining Skills Salary

For Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills, hourly average wages total $18.01 per hour. Total cash compensation to Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills approaches anywhere from $29K on the lower end to $60K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $6K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,751 - $81,094
$30K
$41K
$81K
MEDIAN: $41,395
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$13.11 - $24.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,751 - $81,094  
   
Bonus
$405.47 - $5,523  
Profit Sharing
$372.48 - $4,932  
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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$28,644 - $59,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.11 - $24.80  
   
Overtime
$19.98 - $36.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$405.47 - $5,523  
   
Profit Sharing
$372.48 - $4,932  
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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$28,644 - $59,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 513

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Pay by Experience Level for Machinist Set Up Operator

Pay by Experience for a Machinist Set Up Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Machinist Set Up Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 198 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Machinist Set Up Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 148 salaries. An experienced Machinist Set Up Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 129 salaries. A Machinist Set Up Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 96 salaries.

Key Stats for Machinist Set Up Operator

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Machinist Set Up Operator Salaries

▲21%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 19%
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