Prototype Machinist Salary

A Prototype Machinist earns an average wage of $23.09 per hour.

$35,490 - $94,363
$35K
$60K
$94K
MEDIAN: $59,757
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50%
90%

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$16.42 - $30.79
$16
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.23
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90%

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$0$94K
Salary $35,490 - $94,363
Bonus $664 - $3,915
Profit Sharing $1,464
Commission $0.03
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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$35,859 - $76,600
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $16.42 - $30.79
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $23.81 - $46.46
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $664 - $3,915
Commission $0.03
Profit Sharing $1,464
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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$35,859 - $76,600
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 172

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.

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Key Stats for Prototype Machinist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
52%

Experience Affects Prototype Machinist Salaries

▲17%

National Average
$52,000

▼4%

▼11%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Prototype Machinist Salaries

▲6%

▲3%


National Average
$52,000

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
52%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 16%