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. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $35K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $41K. On average, Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills make $44K following one to two decades on the job. 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 $49K.