Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $38K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $42K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills make a median salary of $44K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $51K.