Average Late-Career Machinist with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay in Indianapolis, Indiana

$22.99
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Machinist with Machine Operation skills in Indianapolis, Indiana is $22.99.
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$19
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$22.99
75%
$26.15
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Hourly Rate
$19 - $26
Total Pay
$35,597 - $82,523

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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 CNC/NC, Precision Machining and Machine Programming, Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $14.54 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.90 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.04 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Machinist in their job title in Wichita, Kansas earn an average of 17.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (16.4% more) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (14.7% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (7.0% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
40.9%
Mid Career
36.4%
Experienced
22.7%