Average Machine Shop Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Machine Shop Manager is $65,125.
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$47k - $95k
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$39k - $92k

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Job Description for Machine Shop Manager

Machine Shop Manager Tasks
  • Supervise and coordinate activity in a machine shop, and make sure operations are carried out efficiently and safely.
  • Train employees in the proper use of equipment, enforce safety regulations, assign tasks, and oversee employees' work.
  • Interpret blueprints and develop plans for how to complete a project.
  • Upgrade and maintain machinery, order parts, and ensure repair records are kept up to date.

Job Satisfaction for Machine Shop Manager

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Popular Skills for Machine Shop Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Machine Shop Manager

An entry-level Machine Shop Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,565 based on 5 salaries. An early career Machine Shop Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,334 based on 98 salaries. A mid-career Machine Shop Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,718 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Machine Shop Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,039 based on 150 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,332.
Employees with Machine Shop Manager in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 38.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (24.8% less), New York, New York (12.5% less) and Houston, Texas (10.2% less).

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