The average rate for a Prototype Machinist is $21.46 per hour. A skill in Precision Machining is associated with high pay for this job.
Prototype Machinist Total Pay (?
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$34,867 - $74,569
(Median)
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75K
MEDIAN: $51,129
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Prototype Machinist Total Pay (?
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$15.28 - $29.53
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,867 - $74,569  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,328  
Profit Sharing
$288.61 - $8,655  
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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$34,835 - $70,915  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 562
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.28 - $29.53  
   
Overtime
$21.79 - $43.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,328  
   
Profit Sharing
$288.61 - $8,655  
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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$34,835 - $70,915  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 562
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Job Description for Prototype 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Prototype Machinist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Prototype Machinist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$50,000
Experienced
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Prototype Machinist Salaries

Precision Machining
up arrow 10%
CNC/NC
up arrow 7%
CAD/CAM
up arrow 6%
National Average
$50,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 68 votes.
Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
55%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 14%
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