Average Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$19.53
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$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with Machine Operation skills in Houston, Texas is $19.53.
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$13.32
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$19.53
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$29.05
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $29
Bonus
$1,350 - $6,600
Total Pay
$28,591 - $64,477

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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, CAD/CAM, Precision Machining and Blueprints 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 $15.26 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.84 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 $19.88 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Employees with Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in their job title in Grand Rapids, Michigan earn an average of 5.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (5.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (2.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Early Career
27.0%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
35.1%
Late Career
13.5%