Average Machinist with Machine Programming, Manufacturing Skills Hourly Pay in San Jose, California

$32.04
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Machine Programming, Manufacturing skills in San Jose, California is $32.04.
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$28
MEDIAN
$32.04
75%
$38.40
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What Do Machinists Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Machinists?

Skills in CAD/CAM are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints, Precision Machining, Machine Operation and CNC/NC.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (42.9% less), Buffalo, New York (38.5% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (34.1% less).

Years of Experience

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Experienced
100.0%