The average wage for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator is C$17.60 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Machine Programming, Manufacturing is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

C$29,413 - C$59,598
C$29K
C$41K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$40,902
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50%
90%
C$13.84 - C$23.95
C$14
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$17.44
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50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$29,413 - C$59,598
Bonus C$492 - C$6,362
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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C$29,066 - C$52,188
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data C$0C$32
Hourly Rate C$13.84 - C$23.95
Hourly Tips C$1.25
Overtime C$16.11 - C$33.00
Annual Data C$0C$52K
Bonus C$492 - C$6,362
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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C$29,066 - C$52,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 257

Job Description for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator

CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) operators work in machinist positions in production facilities. CNC operators work with various shop machines to fabricate parts for assembly, usually from various metal compounds. They also set up their assigned machines for parts assembly runs, and then test the machines to ensure proper execution of the run. CNC operators also make adjustments as necessary to ensure the piece being fabricated or cut conforms to listed specifications. As each production run concludes, they physically inspect and measure each part created as well. It is vitally important at this point in the manufacturing process that parts are one hundred percent compliant with even the most minute details of an assembly specification. Part of CNC operators' jobs also involves monitoring machinery to verify it is operating properly and at peak efficiency.

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Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator Tasks

  • Operate a jib crane to manipulate parts.
  • Perform basic quality checks at the point of production using scales, micrometers, calipers and gages.
  • Notify and involve the supervisor of any problems or issues that arise during production.
  • Interpret sketches in order to provide a quality finished product.
  • Operate and set up CNC machine.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator Job Listings

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

Pay by Experience for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$36,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 29 salaries. A Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,578

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Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator?

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator in Grand Forks:
"2nd Chance Shop."
Pros: What I like most about my job is endless. I have the abilities to. Work alone, Be self motivated, Creative, A leader. My own quality control, Understand and operate 5-8 different types of equipment. Make 40 different parts aprox.
Cons: The shameful feeling of missing a day (due to shop foreman, and leaders organization). Not being capable to up grade my knowledge. Feeling like the shop fool. I dont create my own work schedule.

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Key Stats for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator Salaries

▲32%

▲20%

▲6%

National Average
C$38,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator Salaries


▼0%

National Average
C$38,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 25%