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Average Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Hourly Pay

$19.30
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,011
Bonus
$4,875
Commission
$1,200
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The average hourly pay for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist is $19.30.
10%
$14.14
MEDIAN
$19.30
90%
$26.47
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $26
Bonus
$203 - $3,354
Profit Sharing
$309 - $6,104
Commission
$0 - $4,875
Total Pay
$30,550 - $59,233
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What Do Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinists Do?

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Tasks
  • Determine the sequence of machine operations and develop programs that run the machine tools.
  • Retest and rewrite CNC programs to ensure proper functioning.

Job Satisfaction for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist

3.7 out of 5
(613)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist

The top respondents for the job title Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist are from the companies Acumed, LLC, GKN Aerospace and Eaton Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at GKN Aerospace where the average pay is $25.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Rolls-Royce North America, Inc. and Spirit Aerosystems, Inc., earning around $23.00 and $22.36, respectively. Tecomet pays the lowest at around $18.09. Acumed, LLC and Schlumberger also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $18.75 and $19.68, respectively.

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

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

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

An entry-level Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.06 based on 72 salaries. An early career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.75 based on 927 salaries. A mid-career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.80 based on 666 salaries. An experienced Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.68 based on 580 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 8.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (8.2% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,722 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
34.1%
Mid Career
24.5%
Experienced
21.3%
Late Career
17.5%