The average wage for a Production Machinist is $15.73 per hour.
Production Machinist Total Pay (?
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$23,966 - $77,511
(Median)
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59K
78K
MEDIAN: $45,141
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Production Machinist Total Pay (?
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$10.48 - $22.30
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$23,966 - $77,511  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,890  
Profit Sharing
$40.55 - $2,959  
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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$23,080 - $53,646  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 432
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.48 - $22.30  
   
Overtime
$16.17 - $33.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,890  
   
Profit Sharing
$40.55 - $2,959  
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).
)
$23,080 - $53,646  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 432
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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 16%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$37,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 19%
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