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Average Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£9.49
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£850
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The average hourly pay for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator in United Kingdom is £9.49.
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£7.61
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£9.49
90%
£12
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£8 - £12
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£196 - £2,124
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£16,250 - £26,266
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What Do Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operators Do?

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

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What Are Popular Skills for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operators?

Skills in Machine Operation, CNC/NC and Precision Measurement are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Programming, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operators?

An early career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £9.02 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £11.37 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.55 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £10.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 121 survey responses.
Early Career
57.9%
Mid Career
18.2%
Experienced
17.4%
Late Career
6.6%