Entry-Level Machinist Set Up Operator Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Machinist Set Up Operators come in at around $14.64 per hour on average. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,428 - $42,227
(Median)
$32K
$36K
$42K
MEDIAN: $35,812
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$11.47 - $18.83
(Median)
$11
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$32,428 - $42,227  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
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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$24,948 - $45,275  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.47 - $18.83  
   
Overtime
$15.82 - $27.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,424  
   
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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$24,948 - $45,275  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Machinist Set Up Operator Salaries

Precision Machining
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Blueprints
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CNC/NC
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Machine Operation
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National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 21%
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