Average Machinist with Precision Machining Skills Hourly Pay in Portland, Oregon

$20.61
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$2,035
Bonus
$1,400
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Precision Machining skills in Portland, Oregon is $20.61.
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$13.85
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$20.61
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$29.75
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $30
Bonus
$241 - $9,917
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,400
Total Pay
$29,966 - $72,110
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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 CAD/CAM are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Programming, Manufacturing, CNC/NC, Blueprints and Machine Operation.

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 $18.94 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.44 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.50 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (2.9% more) and Buffalo, New York (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (14.4% less), Wichita, Kansas (6.6% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Early Career
39.5%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
13.2%
Late Career
21.1%