Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Programmer in Houston, Texas Salary

A Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Programmer in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $25.03 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are CNC/NC and SolidWorks.

$51,395 - $78,617
$70K
MEDIAN: $70,142
50%

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$14.93 - $38.52
$15
$27
$39
MEDIAN: $27.00
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$0$84K
Salary $70,142
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,309 - $84,494
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $14.93 - $38.52
Overtime $37.50
Annual Data $0$84K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,309 - $84,494
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Programmer

A computer numerically controlled (CNC) programmer programs the machines that cut, shape, and finish materials such as metals, plastics, or wood into usable components. The CNC programmer must study the drawings and blueprints of the components that need to be manufactured and determine which machines will be required, what they will need to do, and the order in which the work needs to be done. Often, CNC programmer are also asked to estimate how long the job will take.

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Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Programmer Tasks

  • Program, test, and revise machine programming.
  • Tooling and design of machining, including electric and sand core molds, mills, and lathes.
  • Analyze blueprints and job orders before programming and compare results with original specifications.
  • Sequence automatic machine operations and select cutting tools.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Programmer Job Listings

Key Stats for Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Programmer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Skills That Affect Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Programmer Salaries

CNC/NC
▲20%

SolidWorks
▲16%

▲8%

Precision Machining
▲2%

National Average
$62,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 6%