Average Machinist with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Salt Lake City, Utah

$18.22
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$1,900
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Machine Operation skills in Salt Lake City, Utah is $18.22.
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$14 - $27
Bonus
$0 - $1,900
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$30,854 - $65,398
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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 CNC/NC, Precision Machining, Blueprints, Machine Programming, Manufacturing and CAD/CAM 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 $16.63 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.73 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Milwaukee, Wisconsin earn an average of 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (12.0% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
31.8%
Mid Career
40.9%
Late Career
27.3%