Maintenance Machinist Salary

Male Maintenance Machinists number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $22.71 per hour in the United States. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$31,409 - $79,463
(Median)
$31K
$60K
$79K
MEDIAN: $60,000
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$16.87 - $30.80
(Median)
$17
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,409 - $79,463  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,069  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$35,546 - $72,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.87 - $30.80  
   
Overtime
$25.73 - $48.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,069  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$35,546 - $72,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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Job Description for Maintenance Machinist

Maintenance machinists generally implement and maintain industrial machinery, and are often employed by chemical plants and manufacturing facilities. They are responsible for carrying out routine maintenance on these machines and troubleshooting them when they are not working correctly, and may occasionally need to rebuild them, so it is important to be able to comprehend various blueprints and manuals.

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Maintenance Machinist Tasks

  • Inspect machines to determine efficiency and detect problems.
  • Set up and operate machines in accordance with regulations.
  • Perform routine machinery maintenance, change parts, and lubricate machinery.
  • Dismantle and reassemble machines to test damaged parts and mark defective areas.

Common Career Paths for Maintenance Machinist


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Maintenance Machinists who take on a higher-level position such as Maintenance Mechanic may get paid a little bit less in that new role, as Maintenance Mechanics on average bring home $42K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Machinist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Maintenance Machinists, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $40K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $51K. Maintenance Machinists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $52K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $54K on average.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Machinist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
52%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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