Average Machinist with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$21.72
Avg. Hourly Rate
$1,200
Bonus
$3,500
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Machine Operation skills in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is $21.72.
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$14.90
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$21.72
90%
$26.68
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $27
Bonus
$1,000 - $2,500
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,500
Total Pay
$32,149 - $76,750
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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 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 and Precision Machining.

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 $17.52 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.83 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.62 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Early Career
22.2%
Mid Career
13.9%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
38.9%