Maintenance Machinist Salary

Maintenance Machinists in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $21.65 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$16.13 - $31.23

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.13 - $31.23  
   
Overtime
$23.63 - $49.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $3,054  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,057 - $69,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Machinist

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


Maintenance Machinists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $38K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $48K. Maintenance Machinists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $53K. Maintenance Machinists with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Machinist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
51%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 13%
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