Average Machinist with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Sacramento, California

$18.00
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Machine Operation skills in Sacramento, California is $18.00.
25%
$15
MEDIAN
$18
75%
$24.65
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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, CNC/NC and Machine Programming, Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (6.6% more) and Houston, Texas (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (5.9% less) and Dayton, Ohio (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

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Early Career
100.0%