Average Late-Career Machinist with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Buffalo, New York

$24.79
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Machinist with Machine Operation skills in Buffalo, New York is $24.79.
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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 Precision Machining, CNC/NC, Machine Programming, Manufacturing and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $15.52 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Wichita, Kansas earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (12.8% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (11.5% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Early Career
55.6%
Experienced
44.4%