Average Machinist with Precision Machining Skills Hourly Pay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$21.22
Avg. Hourly Rate
$750
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Precision Machining skills in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $21.22.
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$14
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$21.22
90%
$29.72
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $30
Bonus
$0 - $750
Total Pay
$32,447 - $69,090

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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 Machine Programming, Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include CAD/CAM, CNC/NC, Blueprints and 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 $15.25 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.72 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 10.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (9.3% less), St. Louis, Missouri (8.5% less) and Portland, Oregon (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Early Career
45.5%
Mid Career
54.5%