Average Machinist with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Rockford, Illinois

$17.65
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$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Machine Operation skills in Rockford, Illinois is $17.65.
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$12.58
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$17.65
90%
$28.77
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $29
Bonus
$0 - $1,000
Total Pay
$28,177 - $59,841

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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 Blueprints, Precision Machining, Machine Programming, Manufacturing and CNC/NC are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $15.00 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.75 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 13.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (10.5% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Early Career
35.3%
Experienced
35.3%
Late Career
29.4%