MACHINIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$39,000
$27,000
Min 10%
$39,000
Median 50%
$57,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
MISTRAS Group
Highest Paying City
San Diego, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
5.0 years
How much does a machinist make?
The national average salary for a Machinist in the United States is $39,916 per year or $19.19 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $57,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $27,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Machinists are in Manufacturing companies and Professional companies. Some of the states with the best Machinist salaries are Hawaii, Arizona, California, Alaska, and New Mexico. The typical tenure for a Machinist is 5.0 years.

Average Machinist Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Machinist makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Machinists are in Manufacturing companies and Professional companies. MISTRAS Group and Anvil International are the best paying companies for Machinists. Companies like Amec Foster Wheeler Ventures Inc. and Illinois Tool Works also pay high salaries to their Machinists.

Average Machinist Salary By Location

As a Machinist in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $39,916 per year or $19.19 per hour. The city with the highest Machinist salary is San Diego, CA at $43,808 per year. The average starting salary in San Diego, CA for Machinists is $29,000. Some of the states with the best Machinist salaries are Hawaii, Arizona, California, Alaska, New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana. Oregon, Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, and Vermont have the lowest reported salaries for Machinists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Diego, CA
$43,808
2
Phoenix, AZ
$42,023
3
San Antonio, TX
$39,664
4
Kenner, LA
$39,010
5
Tampa, FL
$38,134

Average Machinist Salary By Industry

Machinist salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Manufacturing companies, Retail companies, and Automotive companies tend to have the highest salaries for Machinists. Manufacturing companies pay Machinists an average salary of $40,401, Retail companies pay $39,700, and Automotive companys come in at $39,486. The types of companies that pay Machinists the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $38,989.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$40,401
2
Retail
$39,700
3
Automotive
$39,486
4
Construction
$39,170
5
Professional
$38,989

RECENTLY ADDED Machinist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Exide Technologies
Machinist
10/30/2019
$65,741
10/28/2019
$35,479
Army National Guard Units
Machinist
10/26/2019
$51,758
10/25/2019
$49,608
Randstad
Machinist
10/25/2019
$52,175
10/25/2019
$31,305
10/24/2019
$33,392
Spherion
Machinist
10/23/2019
$31,305
Masiello Employment Services
Machinist
10/23/2019
$27,131
L.K. Jordan & Associates
Machinist
Houston, TX
10/21/2019
$29,218
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