A Prototype Machinist earns an average wage of $23.09 per hour.

$25,760 - $87,262
$26K
$58K
$87K
MEDIAN: $58,128
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90%

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$16.92 - $33.15
$17
$23
$33
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$25,760 - $87,262  
   
Bonus
$503 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$1,650  
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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$36,885 - $76,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.92 - $33.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.38  
Overtime
$22.37 - $48.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$503 - $4,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,650  
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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$36,885 - $76,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 197

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Job Description for Prototype Machinist

The work of prototype machinists centers on the development, testing, and operation of new machinery. It is a role which may be classified, in basic terms, as a builder who works in an engineering or manufacturing field in somewhat of a specialized career. The tasks a prototype machinist is expected to perform also include interpreting blueprints and maintaining the machinery used to develop prototype models.

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Prototype Machinist Tasks

  • Perform a variety of manual milling operations such as lathing, milling, cutting, drilling, turning, taping, sawing, grinding and boring.
  • Design and fabricate custom tools.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Prototype Machinist

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Key Stats for Prototype Machinist

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
55%
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Experience Affects Prototype Machinist Salaries


National Average
$52,000




Skills That Affect Prototype Machinist Salaries

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National Average
$52,000

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
55%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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