Average Mid-Career Machinist with Machine Programming, Manufacturing Skills Hourly Pay in Dayton, Ohio

$17.64
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Machinist with Machine Programming, Manufacturing skills in Dayton, Ohio is $17.64.
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$16.86
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$17.64
75%
$19.57
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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, Blueprints, CNC/NC and CAD/CAM are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation.

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 $15.26 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.50 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 41.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Orlando, Florida (28.1% more) and Grand Rapids, Michigan (19.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (10.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Early Career
31.3%
Experienced
37.5%
Late Career
31.3%