Average Machinist with CNC/NC Skills Hourly Pay in St. Louis, Missouri

$19.00
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$1,300
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with CNC/NC skills in St. Louis, Missouri is $19.00.
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$13.91
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$19
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$23.69
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$14 - $24
Bonus
$800 - $2,000
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$32,146 - $59,711
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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 Machine Operation.

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 $16.31 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.36 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.95 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 9.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.1% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (6.9% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Early Career
30.0%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
30.0%
Late Career
23.3%