Average Early-Career Machinist with Machine Programming, Manufacturing Skills Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

$18.00
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Machinist with Machine Programming, Manufacturing skills in Seattle, Washington is $18.00.
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$16
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$18
75%
$21.14
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$16 - $21
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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 CNC/NC, Machine Operation, Precision Machining and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Machinists?

A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $23.00 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.25 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $33.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dayton, Ohio (15.2% less), Buffalo, New York (14.7% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (13.9% less).

Years of Experience

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