Average Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with Blueprints Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$19.39
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The average hourly pay for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with Blueprints skills in Chicago, Illinois is $19.39.
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$19.39
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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.

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

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

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

An early career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.00 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.31 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (10.2% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (8.4% less) and Los Angeles, California (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
45.0%
Experienced
30.0%
Late Career
25.0%