Machinist Set Up Operator with Precision Machining Skills Salary

Average Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills make around $18.05 per hour. Cash earnings for Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills — including $6K in bonuses and $5K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $28K to $60K depending on individual performance. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,506 - $82,434
$30K
$41K
$82K
MEDIAN: $41,374
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$12.99 - $24.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,506 - $82,434  
   
Bonus
$453.02 - $5,562  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $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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$28,347 - $59,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.99 - $24.81  
   
Overtime
$19.59 - $36.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$453.02 - $5,562  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $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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$28,347 - $59,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 460

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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 99 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Machinist Set Up Operator Salaries

▲21%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 20%
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