Average Machine Shop Foreman Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Machine Shop Foreman is $24.38.
MEDIAN $24.38
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $33
$494 - $9,933
Profit Sharing
$393 - $10,174
Total Pay
$38,416 - $86,755

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Popular Skills for Machine Shop Foreman

Skills in CNC/NC, Machine Programming, Manufacturing and Precision Machining are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Machine Shop Foreman

An early career Machine Shop Foreman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.54 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Machine Shop Foreman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.89 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Machine Shop Foreman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.63 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.

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Years of Experience

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