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

£11.76
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£774
Bonus
£800
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The average hourly pay for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in United Kingdom is £11.76.
10%
£8.62
MEDIAN
£11.76
90%
£15.38
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Hourly Rate
£9 - £15
Bonus
£103 - £2,043
Profit Sharing
£305 - £1,017
Total Pay
£18,357 - £35,289
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What Do Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmers Do?

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.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmers?

Skills in Machine Programming, Manufacturing, CAD/CAM and Precision Machining are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation and CNC/NC.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmers?

An entry-level Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £9.35 based on 11 salaries. An early career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £9.94 based on 142 salaries. A mid-career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £11.69 based on 138 salaries. An experienced Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £12.60 based on 116 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £14.
Employees with Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in their job title in Gloucester, England: Gloucestershire earn an average of 23.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (10.5% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (17.9% less), Sheffield, England: South Yorkshire (10.9% less) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 492 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.2%
Early Career
28.9%
Mid Career
28.0%
Experienced
23.6%
Late Career
17.3%