Machinists Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Machinists in the United States is around $51430 per year.

How much do Machinists make in the United States?

In the United States, Machinists earn an average hourly wage of $24.72 and a mean annual wage of $51430.

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Machinists earnings by experience

For Machinists positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $16.21 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $18.79 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $23.32, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $29.27. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $34.53 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Machinists roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $33720 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $39090 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $48510. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $60870, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $71820 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Machinists

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Earnings for Junior-level Machinists

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Earnings for Mid-level Machinists

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Earnings for Senior-level Machinists

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Earnings for Top-level Machinists

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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Last updated: May 2023)