Average Machinist with Machine Programming, Manufacturing Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$24.24
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Machine Programming, Manufacturing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $24.24.
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$12.60
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$24.24
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$26.79
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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 that pay less than market rate include CAD/CAM, Blueprints, CNC/NC, Machine Operation and Precision Machining.

Pay by Experience Level for Machinist

A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.00 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (24.5% less), Buffalo, New York (18.7% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (12.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10 survey responses.
Mid Career
50.0%
Late Career
50.0%