Average Machinist with Blueprints Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$25.03
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Blueprints skills in San Diego, California is $25.03.
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$15 - $34
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$32,149 - $86,234
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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 Programming, Manufacturing and CAD/CAM are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation and Precision Machining.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Machinists?

An early career Machinist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.99 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.58 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.15 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dayton, Ohio (29.9% less), Wichita, Kansas (26.3% less) and Portland, Oregon (25.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Early Career
23.8%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
23.8%
Late Career
28.6%