Average Machinist with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

$23.36
Avg. Hourly Rate
$900
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Machine Operation skills in Seattle, Washington is $23.36.
10%
$17.96
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$23.36
90%
$31.98
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$18 - $32
Bonus
$779 - $1,028
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Job Description for Machinist

Machinist Tasks
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments.
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines.
  • Operate various types of machine tools to perform progressive machining.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjust machine controls as necessary.

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Popular Skills for Machinist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Machinist

An early career Machinist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.88 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.00 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.14 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (27.5% less), Dayton, Ohio (25.0% less) and Wichita, Kansas (20.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 33 survey responses.
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
21.2%
Experienced
21.2%
Late Career
24.2%