Average Machinist with Precision Machining Skills Hourly Pay in Dallas, Texas

$20.49
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$7,500
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Precision Machining skills in Dallas, Texas is $20.49.
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$13.70
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$20.49
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$32.21
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$14 - $32
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$0 - $7,500
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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 Blueprints and Machine Programming, Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation and CNC/NC.

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 $17.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.84 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 13.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (7.1% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (5.6% less), St. Louis, Missouri (5.3% less) and Buffalo, New York (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
22.7%
Experienced
45.5%
Late Career
31.8%