Machinist in Fort Worth Salary

A Machinist in Fort Worth, Texas earns an average wage of $17.00 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are CNC/NC and Precision Machining.

$11.23 - $24.00
$11
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.08
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.23 - $24.00
Overtime $29.50
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $509
Total Pay (?
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$24,440 - $60,795
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Machinist

Machinists make parts and sometimes their own tools in order to build or create larger things. Machinists are often in a factory or manufacturing setting, but not always. Manufacturing experience is important. The Machinist must be capable of working with a variety of tools in sometimes inhospitable conditions. Tools of the trade may include hand tools, cutting tools, measuring tools and machine tools. Machinists must be capable of making their own tools and parts. They also need to be experienced in working with different types of materials including plastics and metals. Welding experience is usually helpful. Machinists need to be able to read and interpret blueprints and drawings. They must communicate effectively orally and in writing. They must also be able to use math to perform calculations and be able to use measuring tools. Positions often require machinists to be able stand for long hours in sometimes cramped conditions. Most of the time, machinists will work on machines in factories. They are responsible for inspecting machinery for any needed repairs, documenting them and making any necessary minor repairs. Machinists must maintain standards of safety in the work environment including wearing any necessary safety gear including harnesses, hard hats and eye protection. Quality assurance is also important in maintaining standards of the company. Machinists must work with other people in their area to maintain safety and productivity. High school graduation and some related job experience are often required. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


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.

About Fort Worth, Texas

Tarrant County, Texas
836,969
Male:
414,126 (49.5%)
Female:
422,843 (50.5%)
Fort Worth is the 16th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas. The city is in North Central Texas and covers nearly 350 square miles (910 km2) in the counties of Denton, Parker, Wise, and Tarrant, of which it is the county seat. According to the 2015 census, estimates, Fort Worth's population is 833,319. The city is the second-largest in the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (the "DFW Metroplex"). The city was established in 1849 as an Army outpost on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River. Today, Fort Worth still embraces its Western heritage and traditional architecture and design. USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) is the first ship of the United States Navy named after the city. Fort Worth is home to the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and several world-class museums designed by internationally known contemporary architects. The Kimbell Art Museum, considered to have one of the best collections in...
Fort Worth:
$55,888
Texas:
$55,653
$936
Fort Worth:
$136,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.9%

Machinist Job Listings

Key Stats for Machinist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Machinist Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$37,000

Skills That Affect Machinist Salaries

CNC/NC
▲8%


Blueprints
▲4%

Machine Operation
▲2%

National Average
$37,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 8%