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

The average rate for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer is C$22.64 per hour. A skill in CAD/CAM is associated with high pay for this job.

C$35,355 - C$83,162
C$35K
C$54K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$54,310
10%
50%
90%
C$15.67 - C$30.00
C$16
C$22
C$30
MEDIAN: C$22.41
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$83K
Salary C$35,355 - C$83,162
Bonus C$152 - C$6,411
Profit Sharing C$1,000
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$33,784 - C$69,531
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 71
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$15.67 - C$30.00
Hourly Tips C$2.25
Overtime C$22.72 - C$44.19
Annual Data C$0C$69K
Bonus C$152 - C$6,411
Profit Sharing C$1,000
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$33,784 - C$69,531
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 477

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 Pay By Employer

$0$95K

$46,800

$95,250

$38,800

Common Career Paths for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer


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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 C$41,000 based on 142 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 C$51,000 based on 101 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 C$54,000 based on 111 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 C$60,000 based on 53 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,877

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Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer Reviews

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

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Bowmanville:
"It has its ups and downs."
Pros: I like that I am able to create interesting parts and components.
Cons: Repetitive work working within very tight tolerances with old machines.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Barrie:
"Routine Schedule, Ability to make anything."
Pros: The people I work with make my job enjoyable.
Cons:

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

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

▲20%

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
C$50,000

▼17%

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

▲24%


▲3%

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▲2%

National Average
C$50,000


▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 17%