$51,687
Avg. Salary
$18.98
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,187

Bonus

$1,520

Profit Sharing

$12,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator And Programmer is $18.98 per hour.

The average pay for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator And Programmer is $51,687 per year.

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$13.50
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$18.98
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$26.66
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MEDIAN $18.98
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$32k
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$52k
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$84k
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MEDIAN $51,687
$31,533 - $83,881
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$0$83K
Salary $31,533 - $83,881
Bonus $205 - $4,979
Profit Sharing $485 - $5,896
Commission $12,500
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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$29,638 - $64,308
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 743
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $13.50 - $26.66
Hourly Tips $1.68
Overtime $19.58 - $38.79
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $205 - $4,979
Commission $12,500
Profit Sharing $485 - $5,896
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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$29,638 - $64,308
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,385

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

$53,040

$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

Popular Skills for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer

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 $36,000 based on 1,356 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 $43,000 based on 900 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 $48,000 based on 946 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 $52,000 based on 622 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,447

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

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer Advice

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

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Orange:
"Stress levels."
Read reviews and make sure their growth opportunity.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Barrie:
Pros: Varied work to some extent. Some freedom as a supervisor.
Cons: High turnover rate, constamtly training new employees, managment always changing procedures, short project deadlines.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Carol Stream:
"Check Which Job We Have, Then Setup Or Program It "
I setup vertical or horizontal machining center, check job card and get tools, send program to machine or if we have to write it and then set it up on the machine.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Phoenix:
"Stress full."
Pros: Casual atmosphere.
Cons: Forced overtime.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Denton:
"Stressful always correcting programmers data."
Pros: Something Different Every day.
Cons: PAY.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Minneapolis:
"Not bad not great."
Pros: Nobody rids my but and I have free rain on how to do stuff.
Cons: I don't get to do a lot of programing and that is what I'm best at.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Houston:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: I live fairly close and have a very good working relationship with my boss and general manager.
Cons: I get all of the blame and none of the credit. The office environment is fairly hostile and I get treated as the salesmen personal drafter.

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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 1264 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

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

▲20%

▲11%

National Average
$43,000

▼2%

▼16%

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


▲9%

▲8%

Programming
▲6%





▼0%

National Average
$43,000

▼1%


CNC Process Engineering
▼5%

Precision Measurement
▼5%

AutoCAD
▼6%

Welding
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1264 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 23%