Average Machinist with Precision Machining Skills Hourly Pay in Rochester, New York

$17.49
Avg. Hourly Rate
$509
Bonus
$1,500
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Precision Machining skills in Rochester, New York is $17.49.
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$14.19
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$17.49
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$27.32
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $27
Bonus
$400 - $3,250
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,500
Total Pay
$29,998 - $58,148
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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 and CAD/CAM are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints, CNC/NC 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 $15.72 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.00 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.49 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 33.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (21.3% more) and Buffalo, New York (18.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
31.8%
Mid Career
27.3%
Experienced
40.9%