Experienced Machinist Salary

Experienced Machinists take home an average $20.77 per hour. Overall cash earnings for Experienced Machinists stretch from $34K on the lower end to $65K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $5K from bonuses and $8K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,532 - $76,624
$36K
$51K
$77K
MEDIAN: $50,574
10%
50%
90%

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$15.75 - $27.85
$16
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $20.83
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50%
90%

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$0$76K
Salary $35,532 - $76,624
Bonus $502 - $4,166
Profit Sharing $412.17 - $10,766
Commission $13,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,246 - $65,249
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 132
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $15.75 - $27.85
Overtime $23.45 - $40.35
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $502 - $4,166
Commission $13,500
Profit Sharing $412.17 - $10,766
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,246 - $65,249
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,188

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,442

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Surpassing the national average by 21 percent, Experienced Machinists in Seattle receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Machinists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+16 percent), Austin (+12 percent), St. Louis (+7 percent), and Los Angeles (+4 percent). With compensation 16 percent below the national average, Albuquerque is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Cincinnati and Pittsburgh are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 12 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Machinist

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 237 votes.
10-19 years
75%
20 years or more
25%
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Skills That Affect Machinist Salaries

CAD/CAM
▲7%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲7%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲3%

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▲2%


▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$48,000


Setup
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 237 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 14%
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