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Entry-Level Machinist Set Up Operator Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Machinist Set Up Operators is around $14.68 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Machinist Set Up Operators. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, around one in five claim no health benefits at all. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,428 - $42,227
(Median)
$32K
$36K
$42K
MEDIAN: $35,812
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$11.58 - $19.03
(Median)
$12
$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
$32,428 - $42,227  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,403  
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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$25,278 - $45,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.58 - $19.03  
   
Overtime
$15.69 - $27.77  
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 - $2,403  
   
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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$25,278 - $45,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 224

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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
$36,000

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: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 21%
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