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Entry-Level Machinist Set Up Operator Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Machinist Set Up Operators sits in the ballpark of $14.56 per hour. For the most part, Entry-Level Machinist Set Up Operators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — slightly more than a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$15,319 - $42,082
(Median)
$15K
$36K
$42K
MEDIAN: $35,551
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$11.40 - $19.01
(Median)
$11
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$15,319 - $42,082  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,383  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $2,250  
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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$24,914 - $45,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.40 - $19.01  
   
Overtime
$15.73 - $27.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,383  
   
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $2,250  
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).
)
$24,914 - $45,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 226

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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: 77% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 22%