Average Machinist with Precision Machining Skills Hourly Pay in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$19.60
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Precision Machining skills in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $19.60.
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$16.11
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$19.60
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$26.18
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$16 - $26
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$750 - $1,017
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Job Description for Machinist

Machinist Tasks
  • 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.
  • Operate various types of machine tools to perform progressive machining.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments.
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines.

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Popular Skills for Machinist

Skills in CNC/NC are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints, Machine Programming, Manufacturing and Machine Operation.

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 $16.06 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.22 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.60 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 19.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (8.2% more) and Buffalo, New York (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (10.0% less) and Wichita, Kansas (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Early Career
19.4%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
29.0%
Late Career
32.3%