Average Machinist with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Oakland, California

$21.75
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Machine Operation skills in Oakland, California is $21.75.
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$18.31
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$21.75
75%
$30.46
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $30
Total Pay
$38,090 - $67,468

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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 CNC/NC are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints and Precision Machining.
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