Average Machinist with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Detroit, Michigan

$18.80
Avg. Hourly Rate
$750
Bonus
$1,500
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Machine Operation skills in Detroit, Michigan is $18.80.
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$12.26
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$18.80
90%
$26.43
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $26
Bonus
$0 - $750
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,500
Total Pay
$31,813 - $58,685
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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, CNC/NC and Machine Programming, Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints.

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 $15.97 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.99 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 6.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (3.8% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (9.9% less) and Wichita, Kansas (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
18.5%
Late Career
29.6%