Machinist Salary in the US

$51,230
per year
per month
$4,270
per month
per year
Bonus
$1,400/year
Bonus
$120/month

Machinist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Machinist is $51,230 per year ($4,270 per month), which is $2,260 (-4%) lower than the average salary in the United States.
A Machinist can expect an average starting salary of $35,280. The highest salaries can exceed $85,460.
$35,280
Low
$51,230
Average salary
$85,460
High
$2,940
Low
$4,270
Average salary
$7,120
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$45,400
$90,860
Salary$35,280 - 85,460
Bonus$0 - 5,400
Total Pay$35,280 - 90,860
$0
$3,790
$7,570
Salary$2,940 - 7,120
Bonus$0 - 450
Total Pay$2,940 - 7,570

Machinist Salary Range

Low
$35,280
Average salary
$51,230
Senior
$63,720
High
$85,460
Low
$2,940
Average salary
$4,270
Senior
$5,310
High
$7,120
Among Machinists in the U.S., Entry Level Machinists tend to have the lowest salaries, while Automotive Machinists, Precision Machinists or Aerospace Machinists enjoy the highest salaries.

Machinist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Aerospace Machinist$64K/year
+24% 
Automotive Machinist$59K/year
+16% 
Precision Machinist$58K/year
+14% 
Manual Machinist$52K/year
+1% 
CNC Machinist$50K/year
 -2%
Entry Level Machinist$38K/year
 -25%

Machinist - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Machinist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $38,735 per year. A mid level Machinist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $48,260, while a Senior Machinist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $59,640. Machinists with more than 20 years of experience earn $60,430 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Machinist

Late Career▲ +18%
Senior▲ +16%
Average Salary$51,230/year
Mid Level▼ -6%
Entry Level▼ -24%

Gender Breakdown

Female
5%
Male
95%

Machinist - Jobs by Location

Machinist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Machinist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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