Average Machinist with Precision Machining Skills Hourly Pay in Grand Rapids, Michigan

$17.64
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Precision Machining skills in Grand Rapids, Michigan is $17.64.
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$13.22
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$17.64
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$23.15
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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 CNC/NC, Machine Programming, Manufacturing, Blueprints 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 $15.58 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.93 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.49 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 32.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (20.2% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (17.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Early Career
18.4%
Mid Career
44.7%
Experienced
23.7%
Late Career
13.2%