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

The average rate for an Entry-Level Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer is C$18.85 per hour.

C$25,639 - C$70,710
C$26K
C$46K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$45,810
10%
50%
90%
C$14.16 - C$25.88
C$14
C$19
C$26
MEDIAN: C$19.33
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$70K
Salary C$25,639 - C$70,710
Bonus C$152 - C$2,959
Profit Sharing C$350
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$30,490 - C$58,765
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$14.16 - C$25.88
Overtime C$21.16 - C$38.77
Annual Data C$0C$58K
Bonus C$152 - C$2,959
Profit Sharing C$350
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$30,490 - C$58,765
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 218

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 Difference by Location

National Average: C$41,978

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

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer Advice

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

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Edmonton:
"Do it right the first time."
Work under stressful conditions.

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 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
20%

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

▲5%

National Average
C$42,000

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 21%