Average Mid-Career Machinist Hourly Pay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$20.84
Avg. Hourly Rate
$1,700
Bonus
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Machinist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $20.84.
10%
$17.79
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$20.84
90%
$25.91
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $26
Bonus
$0 - $1,700
Total Pay
$37,536 - $66,301

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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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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 $17.69 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.20 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (21.3% less), Grand Rapids, Michigan (14.0% less) and Logan, Utah (12.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
30.0%
Experienced
30.0%
Late Career
40.0%