$57,468
Avg. Salary
$23.76
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,650

Bonus

$1,500

Profit Sharing

$0.05

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Prototype Machinist is $23.76 per hour.

The average pay for a Prototype Machinist is $57,468 per year.

10%
$17.17
10%
$23.76
50%
$32.24
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90%
MEDIAN $23.76
10%
$36k
10%
$57k
50%
$85k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $57,468
$35,921 - $85,000
$36K
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$85K
MEDIAN: $57,468
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$0$85K
Salary $35,921 - $85,000
Bonus $506 - $4,085
Profit Sharing $391 - $3,064
Commission $0.05
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,879 - $76,462
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 54
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $17.17 - $32.24
Hourly Tips $2.46
Overtime $24.16 - $47.83
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $506 - $4,085
Commission $0.05
Profit Sharing $391 - $3,064
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$37,879 - $76,462
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 355

Job Description for Prototype Machinist

The work of prototype machinists centers on the development, testing, and operation of new machinery. It is a role which may be classified, in basic terms, as a builder who works in an engineering or manufacturing field in somewhat of a specialized career. The tasks a prototype machinist is expected to perform also include interpreting blueprints and maintaining the machinery used to develop prototype models.

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Prototype 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.

Common Career Paths for Prototype Machinist


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Popular Skills for Prototype Machinist

Pay by Experience Level for Prototype Machinist

Pay by Experience for a Prototype Machinist has a positive trend. An entry-level Prototype Machinist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Prototype Machinist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Prototype Machinist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 58 salaries. A Prototype Machinist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 112 salaries.

Prototype Machinist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Prototype Machinist?

Prototype Machinist in College Park:
"Great work area, environment."
Pros: No stress, flex time
Cons: The commute

Prototype Machinist in Porter:
"I wish I knew that being self employed was a giant pain."
Get on with a good established company. Don't mess around with small businesses that will use you up and spit you out.

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Key Stats for Prototype Machinist

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
52%

Experience Affects Prototype Machinist Salaries

▲14%

National Average
$53,000

▼6%

▼13%

▼24%

Skills That Affect Prototype Machinist Salaries

▲4%

▲1%


National Average
$53,000

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
52%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 14%