Average Machinist with Precision Machining Skills Hourly Pay in Indianapolis, Indiana

$18.46
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$2,457
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Precision Machining skills in Indianapolis, Indiana is $18.46.
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$13.70
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$18.46
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$28.27
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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, Machine Operation and CNC/NC.

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 $16.38 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 26.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (14.9% more) and Buffalo, New York (12.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Early Career
31.3%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
25.0%