Average Machinist with Blueprints Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$20.31
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Blueprints skills in Los Angeles, California is $20.31.
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$18.72
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$20.31
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$23.50
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$19 - $24
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$37,952 - $78,906
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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 CAD/CAM are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Programming, Manufacturing, CNC/NC, Precision Machining and Machine Operation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Machinists?

A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.18 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.95 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 18.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (8.9% more) and St. Louis, Missouri (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dayton, Ohio (13.6% less), Wichita, Kansas (9.2% less) and Portland, Oregon (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Mid Career
41.2%
Experienced
29.4%
Late Career
29.4%