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

$22.32
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$491
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Chicago, Illinois is $22.32.
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$15.84
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$22.32
90%
$27.42
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $27
Bonus
$0 - $491
Total Pay
$33,643 - $77,833

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Job Description for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer

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

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

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer

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 $18.49 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.06 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (9.2% more) and Charlotte, North Carolina (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (7.9% less), Cleveland, Ohio (7.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 58 survey responses.
Early Career
53.4%
Mid Career
22.4%
Late Career
24.1%