Mid-Career Machinist Set Up Operators can expect wages of $17.56 per hour on average. In the world of Mid-Career Machinist Set Up Operators, total cash compensation can vary between $29K and $57K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $6K, respectively. While around one in five report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. For the most part, Mid-Career Machinist Set Up Operators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,270 - $57,704
(Median)
$23K
$38K
$58K
MEDIAN: $38,000
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$13.61 - $22.82
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,270 - $57,704  
   
Bonus
$442.19 - $7,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,456  
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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$28,521 - $56,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.61 - $22.82  
   
Overtime
$22.10 - $32.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$442.19 - $7,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,456  
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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$28,521 - $56,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 242
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Skills That Affect Machinist Set Up Operator Salaries

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
up arrow 18%

Precision Measurement
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Precision Machining
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Blueprints
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Machine Operation
0%

National Average
$40,000

CNC/NC
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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