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

$18.22
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$1,039
Bonus
$1,493
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The average hourly pay for a Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with Machine Operation skills is $18.22.
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$13.32
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$18.22
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$25.58
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $26
Bonus
$203 - $3,895
Profit Sharing
$423 - $5,960
Total Pay
$29,099 - $61,120

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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, Precision Machining, CAD/CAM and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $14.08 based on 47 salaries. An early career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.10 based on 862 salaries. A mid-career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.75 based on 569 salaries. An experienced Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.82 based on 545 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 Grand Rapids, Michigan earn an average of 13.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.4% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (11.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,355 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.0%
Early Career
36.6%
Mid Career
24.2%
Experienced
23.1%
Late Career
14.1%