Production Machinist Salary

The average pay for a Production Machinist is $17.40 per hour. A skill in Precision Machining is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,736 - $71,446
$26K
$38K
$71K
MEDIAN: $38,299
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50%
90%

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$10.88 - $25.21
$11
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,736 - $71,446  
   
Bonus
$1,487  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$24,747 - $56,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.88 - $25.21  
   
Overtime
$15.45 - $39.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,487  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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).
)
$24,747 - $56,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Job Description for Production Machinist

Production machinists use machinery to create things such as tools and automobile parts. Some parts produced are made to order, so reading blueprints and shop drawings is an essential part of the position.

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Production Machinist Tasks

  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments.
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines.
  • Operate various types of machine tools to perform progressive machining.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Production Machinist

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

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Key Stats for Production Machinist

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Production Machinist Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Production Machinist Salaries

Precision Machining
▲13%

Machine Operation
▲6%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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