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

$20.24
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$188
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Chicago, Illinois is $20.24.
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$15.21
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$20.24
90%
$29.19
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $29
Bonus
$0 - $188
Total Pay
$33,967 - $71,805

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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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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. An experienced Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.32 based on 23 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 17.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.6% less), Grand Rapids, Michigan (7.1% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 68 survey responses.
Early Career
45.6%
Experienced
33.8%
Late Career
20.6%