Average Manual Machinist Hourly Pay

$19.70
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$994
Bonus
$2,018
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The average hourly pay for a Manual Machinist is $19.70.
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$13.84
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$19.70
90%
$27.64
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $28
Bonus
$292 - $3,962
Profit Sharing
$1,936 - $2,116
Total Pay
$29,851 - $62,092
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What Do Manual Machinists Do?

Manual Machinist Tasks
  • Perform a variety of manual milling operations such as lathing, milling, cutting, drilling, turning, taping, sawing, grinding and boring.
  • Design and fabricate custom tools.
  • Use a variety of milling tools such as Engine Lathe, Vertical Boring Mill, Horizontal Boring Mill, Bridgeports, Band Saws, Radial Arm Drills, Calipers, Micrometers, and Scales.
  • Read blue prints and other CAD design documents.

Job Satisfaction for Manual Machinist

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What Are Popular Skills for Manual Machinists?

Skills in Precision Machining, Precision Measurement, CNC/NC and Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Manual Machinists?

An entry-level Manual Machinist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.33 based on 50 salaries. An early career Manual Machinist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.12 based on 141 salaries. A mid-career Manual Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.79 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Manual Machinist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.51 based on 91 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Manual Machinist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 22.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (16.8% more) and Houston, Texas (14.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (18.8% less), Phoenix, Arizona (15.2% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 595 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.4%
Early Career
23.7%
Mid Career
15.5%
Experienced
15.3%
Late Career
37.1%