Average Machinist with Machine Programming, Manufacturing Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$25.04
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Machine Programming, Manufacturing skills in San Diego, California is $25.04.
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$18.40
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$25.04
90%
$34.15
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $34
Total Pay
$38,271 - $86,234

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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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Popular Skills for Machinist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Machinist

A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.16 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.10 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dayton, Ohio (28.4% less), Grand Rapids, Michigan (27.8% less) and Buffalo, New York (18.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10 survey responses.
Mid Career
50.0%
Experienced
50.0%