Production Machinist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$40,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$40,000
Median 50%
$53,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Raytheon
Highest Paying City
Danbury, CT
Highest Paying State
Delaware
Average Experience Level
5.0 years
How much does a production machinist make?
As a Production Machinist in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $40,438 per year or $19.44 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $53,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $30,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Production Machinists are in Technology companies and Manufacturing companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Production Machinist salaries are Delaware, Connecticut, New Jersey, Virginia, and Washington. The typical employment in the position spans 5.0 years.

Average Production Machinist Salary By Location

Production Machinists in the US makes an average salary of $40,438 per year or $19.44 per hour. Working in Danbury, CT as a Production Machinist will pay you the highest wages at around $46,568 per year. The average starting salary in Danbury, CT for Production Machinists is $30,000. Delaware, Connecticut, New Jersey, Virginia, and Washington are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are Iowa, Colorado, Vermont, Alabama, and Kansas.

Map of Production Machinist Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Production Machinist Salary By Company

Production Machinists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Most Production Machinist jobs are in Technology companies and Technology companies. Production Machinists at Raytheon and Zimmer Biomet report the highest salaries. Also, companies like American Axle & Manufacturing and Masco pay their Production Machinists very well.

Average Production Machinist Pay By Industry

Wages for Production Machinists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Technology companies, Manufacturing companies, and Automotive companies pay higher-than-average wages for Production Machinists. Salaries for Production Machinists in Technology companies average $45,568 annually, while Manufacturing companies and Automotive companies pay $40,240 and $39,544, respectively. The types of companies that pay Production Machinists the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $36,697.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$45,568
$46k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$40,240
$40k
Automotive
Automotive
$39,544
$40k
Health Care
Health Care
$37,892
$38k
Retail
Retail
$36,697
$37k

Production Machinist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Production Machinist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Production Machinist can range from $34,786 to $48,752 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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 Production Machinist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Raytheon Technologies
Precision Production Machinist
04/14/2020
$50,130
Raytheon Technologies Corp
Precision Production Machinist
04/06/2020
$50,130
Luk Inc.
Production Machinist
02/19/2020
$32,870
Production Machinist
01/21/2020
$31,305
Luk Inc.
Production Machinist
01/11/2020
$31,305
Adecco Staffing
Production Machinist
01/02/2020
$37,566
Luk Inc.
Production Machinist
12/12/2019
$32,870
Adecco Staffing
Production Machinist
12/07/2019
$37,566
Luk Inc.
Production Machinist
11/28/2019
$31,305
American Axle & Manufacturing
Production Machinist
11/21/2019
$30,262
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