Average Machinist with Precision Machining Skills Hourly Pay in St. Louis, Missouri

$19.41
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$1,300
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The average hourly pay for a Machinist with Precision Machining skills in St. Louis, Missouri is $19.41.
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$15.38
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$19.41
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$27.28
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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 and Machine Programming, Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include CAD/CAM, CNC/NC and 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 $16.20 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.30 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.79 based on 10 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 19.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (13.0% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
27.8%
Late Career
22.2%