Prototype Machinist Salary (United States)

A Prototype Machinist earns an average wage of $21.85 per hour.
Prototype Machinist Total Pay (?
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$35,177 - $75,015
(Median)
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44K
52K
64K
75K
MEDIAN: $51,667
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Prototype Machinist Total Pay (?
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$15.25 - $30.02
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,177 - $75,015  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,475  
Profit Sharing
$287.52 - $4,122  
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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$35,031 - $71,707  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 497
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.25 - $30.02  
   
Overtime
$21.85 - $43.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,475  
   
Profit Sharing
$287.52 - $4,122  
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).
)
$35,031 - $71,707  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 497
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Job Description for Prototype Machinist
  • Use a variety of milling tools such as Engine Lathe, Vertical Boring Mill, Horizontal Boring Mill, Bridgeports, Band Saws, Radial Arm Drills, Calipers, Micrometers, and Scales.
  • Read blue prints and other CAD design documents.
  • Perform a variety of manual milling operations such as lathing, milling, cutting, drilling, turning, taping, sawing, grinding and boring.
  • Design and fabricate custom tools.
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Experience Affects Prototype Machinist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$51,000
Experienced
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Prototype Machinist Salaries

Precision Machining
up arrow 6%
CNC/NC
up arrow 4%
CAD/CAM
up arrow 2%
National Average
$51,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
56%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 14%
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