The average hourly pay for an Experienced Manual Machinist is $21.03.
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Job Description for Manual Machinist
Manual machinists are skilled workers who use machine tools in manufacturing plants to cut, shave, slice, drill, and otherwise manipulate a variety of hard surfaces, from wood to glass to metals. While the name implies the hands-on use of these tools, the reality is that many of the lathes, drills, saws, and other implements now have computer controls to assist the manual machinist. Because modern appliances and other components that will use the pieces created by manual machinists can require p…Read more
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.
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Skills in Precision Machining and CNC/NC are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Precision Measurement and Machine Operation.
Pay by Experience Level for Manual Machinist
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 $16.13 based on 152 salaries. A mid-career Manual Machinist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.90 based on 98 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
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