Average Machinist with Precision Machining Skills Hourly Pay in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$20.81
Avg. Hourly Rate
$2,000
Bonus
$3,500
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Precision Machining skills in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is $20.81.
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$16.70
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$20.81
90%
$27.39
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $27
Bonus
$0 - $2,000
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,500
Total Pay
$36,487 - $76,066
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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 Machine Operation, Blueprints, Machine Programming, Manufacturing and CAD/CAM are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include CNC/NC.

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 $21.46 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.97 based on 7 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 11.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (7.0% less), St. Louis, Missouri (6.7% less) and Buffalo, New York (5.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Mid Career
24.1%
Experienced
24.1%
Late Career
51.7%