Entry-Level Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator Salary (Canada)

An Entry-Level Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator earns an average wage of C$16.84 per hour.

C$28,406 - C$59,598
C$28K
C$38K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$38,060
10%
50%
90%
C$13.63 - C$21.20
C$14
C$16
C$21
MEDIAN: C$16.49
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$28,406 - C$59,598
Bonus C$1,500
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$28,553 - C$48,037
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data C$0C$32
Hourly Rate C$13.63 - C$21.20
Overtime C$17.75 - C$32.13
Annual Data C$0C$48K
Bonus C$1,500
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$28,553 - C$48,037
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 180

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 Difference by Location

National Average: C$35,497

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Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator in Kitchener:
"Its a little messy."
Keep the flow going. Don't hinder yourself with trivial things like dropping things or forgetting that.

Key Stats for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 26%