Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer is AU$26.56 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$43,191 - AU$72,134
AU$43K
AU$56K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$55,865
10%
50%
90%
AU$21.14 - AU$33.29
AU$21
AU$27
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$26.60
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$73K
Salary AU$43,191 - AU$72,134
Bonus AU$2,928
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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AU$44,121 - AU$73,648
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data AU$0AU$51
Hourly Rate AU$21.14 - AU$33.29
Hourly Tips AU$0.63
Overtime AU$25.58 - AU$51.94
Annual Data AU$0AU$73K
Bonus AU$2,928
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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AU$44,121 - AU$73,648
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 256

Job Description for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer

A computer numerically controlled (CNC) operator and programmer holds a highly specialized position found principally in production companies. They handle computer-programmed machinery that perform a wide variety of functions, such as drilling, cutting, or shaping materials. The raw materials handled by CNC machines may be too strong or dense for workers to shape or work with by themselves.

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Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer Tasks

  • Properly and safely load and unload castings and raw materials in CNC machinery.
  • Perform daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on CNC machinery.
  • Use gages and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements.
  • Recognize, deploy and properly use inserts, fixtures and tooling.
  • Read and interpret blueprints.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 108 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 108 salaries. An experienced Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 101 salaries. A Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 56 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$56,646

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer Salaries

▲15%

▲6%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼2%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer Salaries

▲9%



National Average
AU$57,000


▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%