Average Machinist with CNC/NC Skills Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$20.03
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$750
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with CNC/NC skills in Los Angeles, California is $20.03.
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$13 - $24
Bonus
$0 - $750
Total Pay
$26,553 - $69,215
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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 Precision Machining, Machine Programming, Manufacturing, Blueprints and CAD/CAM are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation.

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 $19.00 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.88 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 5.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (3.9% more) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Buffalo, New York (7.3% less), Phoenix, Arizona (5.5% less) and Wichita, Kansas (4.9% less).

Years of Experience

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