Average Machine Operator Hourly Pay

$16.31
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$12.15
MEDIAN
$16.31
90%
$21.76

The average hourly pay for a Machine Operator is $16.31

Hourly Rate
$12 - $22
Bonus
$155 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$15 - $3k
Total Pay
$26k - $47k
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What Do Machine Operators Do?

Machine Operator Tasks
  • Load, position, and arrange materials and operate equipment to create products.
  • Communicate irregularities, problems, and process concerns.
  • Calibrate equipment to produce the correct specification of products.
  • Monitor supplies and inventory, and ensure adequate amount of materials ready at hand.
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Job Satisfaction for Machine Operator

3.5 out of 5
(359)
Highly Satisfied
31Reviews
Based on 359 responses, the job of Machine Operator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.53 out of 5. On average, Machine Operators are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
77.6%
Female
22.3%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 606 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

74%

Dental

67%

Vision

58%

None

26%