Machines Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$33,000
$22,000
$33,000
$51,000
Did you know that the average machines technician makes $33,701 per year? That's valued at $16.2 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $22,000 and $51,000, meaning machines technicians have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most machines technicians find a job with manufacturing and professional companies, while others work for automotive, manufacturing, and retail companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. New York, Alaska and Delaware are the top states in the U.S. to pay machines technicians the highest salaries.
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Map of Machines Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Machines Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Machines Technician Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a machines technician is roughly $33,701 per year, which boils down to $16.2 per hour. Interestingly enough, machines technicians have the highest salaries in Springfield, VA at about $38,446 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Springfield, VA is $23,000. Additionally, machines technicians make more than the average salary in Allentown, PA, Bridgeport, CT, Thomasville, NC, Boston, MA, and Cleveland, OH. On a more broad level, machines technician salaries are highest in New York, Alaska, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut. On the contrary, Wyoming, Illinois, and Montana offer the lowest machines technician salaries.

Average Machines Technician Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a machines technician, being employed by a company such as Apple or Lockheed Martin would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Boeing and Parker Hannifin also report highly competitive salaries for machines technicians.

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Average Machines Technician Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, machines technician salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that automotive, manufacturing, and retail companies tend to offer much higher salaries for machines technicians. For example, machines technicians make a whopping average salary of $47,863 while working for automotive companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $34,173 at manufacturing companies and $32,396 at retail companies. But machines technicians may want to avoid working in the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $27,576.

Industry
Average Salary
Automotive
Automotive
$47,863
$48k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$34,173
$34k
Retail
Retail
$32,396
$32k
Technology
Technology
$28,743
$29k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$27,576
$28k

Machines Technician Salary History

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Machines Technician Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a machines technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Machines Technician Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Machine Technicians
Machine Technicians
07/30/2020
07/30/2020
$33,392
$33,392
07/30/2020
Machine Technician
Machine Technician
07/13/2020
07/13/2020
$25,044
$25,044
07/13/2020
Machine Technician
Machine Technician
07/13/2020
07/13/2020
$54,283
$54,283
07/13/2020
GAF
GAF
Machine Technician
Machine Technician
Machine Technician
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$54,283
$54,283
07/10/2020
Machine Technician Trainee (Thermoforming Mold Set Up)--2Nd and 3Rd Shift--NO Phone Calls
Machine Technician Trainee (Thermoforming Mold Set Up)--2Nd and 3Rd Shift--NO Phone Calls
07/08/2020
07/08/2020
$37,921
$37,921
07/08/2020
Set-Up Machine Technician
Set-Up Machine Technician
07/06/2020
07/06/2020
$37,566
$37,566
07/06/2020
Machine Technician-2Nd or 3Rd Shift
Machine Technician-2Nd or 3Rd Shift
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$33,392
$33,392
06/29/2020
Laser Machining Technician
Laser Machining Technician
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$52,175
$52,175
06/23/2020
Machine Technician
Machine Technician
06/18/2020
06/18/2020
$35,479
$35,479
06/18/2020
GAF
GAF
Machine Technician
Machine Technician
Machine Technician
06/11/2020
06/11/2020
$52,801
$52,801
06/11/2020