Average Late-Career Machinist with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Detroit, Michigan

$24.00
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$1,500
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Machinist with Machine Operation skills in Detroit, Michigan is $24.00.
25%
$20.72
MEDIAN
$24
75%
$27.22
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Hourly Rate
$21 - $27
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$0 - $1,500
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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 Precision Machining, Blueprints and Machine Programming, Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include CNC/NC.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Machinists?

An early career Machinist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.96 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.99 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 17.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Wichita, Kansas (12.5% more) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.9% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (8.6% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Early Career
37.5%
Mid Career
31.3%
Experienced
31.3%