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

$27.03
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$625
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Chicago, Illinois is $27.03.
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$18.38
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$27.03
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$31.51
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $32
Bonus
$0 - $625
Total Pay
$46,800 - $86,811

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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 CNC/NC are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints.

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 $20.24 based on 14 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.
Employees with Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 9.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rockford, Illinois (22.4% less), Cleveland, Ohio (14.7% less) and Grand Rapids, Michigan (11.1% less).

Years of Experience

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