Mid-Career Machinist Set Up Operator Salary

An average Mid-Career Machinist Set Up Operator can expect to take home roughly $17.57 per hour. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career Machinist Set Up Operators runs from $28K to $56K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $7K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, somewhere between a fifth and a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Most Mid-Career Machinist Set Up Operators like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,021 - $63,023
$21K
$36K
$63K
MEDIAN: $36,000
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$13.41 - $22.84
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MEDIAN: $17.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$21,021 - $63,023  
   
Bonus
$446.98 - $6,851  
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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$28,143 - $56,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.41 - $22.84  
   
Overtime
$21.44 - $32.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$446.98 - $6,851  
   
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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$28,143 - $56,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 258

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Key Stats for Machinist Set Up Operator

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
5-9 years
82%
10-19 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Machinist Set Up Operator Salaries

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▲6%

Precision Measurement
▲5%

Precision Machining
▲2%

Machine Operation
▼0%

CNC/NC
▼0%

Blueprints
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 23%