Machinist Set Up Operator with Precision Machining Skills Salary

Median pay for Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills is around $18.31 per hour. Cash earnings for Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills — which occasionally include more than $4K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $30K to approximately $62K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,800 - $58,500
(Median)
$32K
$38K
$58K
MEDIAN: $38,404
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$13.35 - $24.62
(Median)
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,800 - $58,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $5,152  
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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$29,561 - $61,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.35 - $24.62  
   
Overtime
$19.80 - $36.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
   
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $5,152  
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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$29,561 - $61,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 339
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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $37K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $42K. Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills see a median salary of $46K after reaching one to two decades on the job. As Machinist Set Up Operators with Precision Machining skills reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $51K.

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Experience Affects Machinist Set Up Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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