Average Early-Career Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator and Programmer Hourly Pay

$17.76
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$1,200
Bonus
$1,200
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator and Programmer is $17.76.
10%
$13.66
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$17.76
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$23.97
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90%
MEDIAN $17.76
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $24
Bonus
$150 - $6,000
Profit Sharing
$750 - $3,000
Total Pay
$29,984 - $56,355

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Job Description for Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator and Programmer

Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator and Programmer Tasks
  • Determine program requirements based on design and engineering requirements.
  • Ensure that precision machinery is in working condition and properly calibrated.
  • Operate precision machinery as needed.
  • Write or edit programs for precision machinery.

Career Paths

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Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator and Programmer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator and Programmer

Skills in Blueprints, Precision Measurement and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Programming, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator and Programmer

An entry-level Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator and Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.20 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator and Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.21 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator and Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.04 based on 69 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator and Programmer in their job title in Grand Rapids, Michigan earn an average of 24.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Holland, Michigan (9.1% more) and Wichita, Kansas (6.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 201 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Mid Career
39.3%
Experienced
34.3%
Late Career
22.9%