The average pay for a Production Machinist is $17.47 per hour. A skill in Precision Machining is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,736 - $71,446
$26K
$38K
$71K
MEDIAN: $38,298
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50%
90%

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$11.35 - $24.64
$11
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,736 - $71,446  
   
Bonus
$1,461  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$24,823 - $55,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.35 - $24.64  
   
Overtime
$15.82 - $37.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,461  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$24,823 - $55,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 126

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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

  • 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.

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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 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Production Machinist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Production Machinist Salaries

Precision Machining
up arrow 12%

Machine Operation
up arrow 5%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

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