Average Mid-Career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with CNC/NC Skills Hourly Pay

$19.38
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$1,180
Bonus
$1,200
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with CNC/NC skills is $19.38.
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$15.12
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$19.38
90%
$25.11
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $25
Bonus
$207 - $4,899
Profit Sharing
$679 - $4,983
Total Pay
$32,541 - $60,030

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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 Machine Programming, Manufacturing, Precision Machining and CAD/CAM are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints and Machine Operation.

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

An entry-level Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.32 based on 48 salaries. An early career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.53 based on 985 salaries. An experienced Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.26 based on 710 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 30.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (5.0% more) and Rochester, New York (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,331 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.1%
Early Career
42.3%
Experienced
30.5%
Late Career
25.2%