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Production Machinist Salary

The average wage for a Production Machinist is $16.23 per hour.
$24,688 - $81,714
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,493
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$10.88 - $24.34
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$24,688 - $81,714  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,921  
Profit Sharing
$220.00 - $1,200  
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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$23,751 - $56,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.88 - $24.34  
   
Overtime
$15.50 - $37.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,921  
   
Profit Sharing
$220.00 - $1,200  
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).
)
$23,751 - $56,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 224
United States (change)

Job Description for Production Machinist

  • Measure, examine, and test completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjust machine controls as necessary.
  • Operate various types of machine tools to perform progressive machining.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments.
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Machinist

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

Experience Affects Production Machinist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 19%