Average Machinist with Blueprints Skills Hourly Pay in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$22.12
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$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Blueprints skills in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is $22.12.
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$14.87
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$22.12
90%
$27.28
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$15 - $27
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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 Machine Programming, Manufacturing and CAD/CAM are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include CNC/NC, Machine Operation and Precision Machining.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Machinists?

An early career Machinist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.92 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.98 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.58 based on 6 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 8.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dayton, Ohio (20.7% less), Grand Rapids, Michigan (18.8% less) and Wichita, Kansas (16.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Early Career
26.9%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
23.1%
Late Career
30.8%