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What is the average salary for Machinists in the United States?

Machinists earn an average hourly wage of $19.97. Hourly wages typically start from $11.84 and go up to $29.20. Machinists earn an average salary of $41,540 per year. Salaries typically start from $24,620 and go up to $60,740.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Machinists in the United States earn:

$29.20 an hour $60,740 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Machinists in the United States earn:

$24.01 an hour $49,950 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Machinists in the United States earn:

$19.22 an hour $39,980 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Machinists in the United States earn:

$15.10 an hour $31,410 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Machinists in the United States earn:

$11.84 an hour $24,620 per year

Historical salary for Machinists in the United States

Machinist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Machinist Salary in District of Columbia $30.70 $63,860 # 1
Machinist Salary in Hawaii $29.47 $61,290 # 2
Machinist Salary in Alaska $26.19 $54,470 # 3
Machinist Salary in Delaware $25.21 $52,440 # 4
Machinist Salary in New Mexico $23.86 $49,640 # 5
Machinist Salary in New Jersey $23.72 $49,340 # 6
Machinist Salary in Massachusetts $23.50 $48,880 # 7
Machinist Salary in Washington $22.99 $47,810 # 8
Machinist Salary in Wyoming $22.99 $47,810 # 9
Machinist Salary in Maryland $22.78 $47,390 # 10
Machinist Salary in Oregon $22.75 $47,320 # 11
Machinist Salary in Utah $21.88 $45,510 # 12
Machinist Salary in Minnesota $21.75 $45,240 # 13
Machinist Salary in Louisiana $21.70 $45,140 # 14
Machinist Salary in Connecticut $21.52 $44,760 # 15
Machinist Salary in Colorado $21.14 $43,960 # 16
Machinist Salary in New York $20.56 $42,760 # 17
Machinist Salary in Kentucky $20.54 $42,720 # 18
Machinist Salary in New Hampshire $20.53 $42,700 # 19
Machinist Salary in Maine $20.46 $42,550 # 20
Machinist Salary in Rhode Island $20.40 $42,440 # 21
Machinist Salary in Virginia $20.40 $42,440 # 22
Machinist Salary in California $20.29 $42,200 # 23
Machinist Salary in Arizona $20.22 $42,050 # 24
Machinist Salary in North Dakota $20.16 $41,940 # 25
Machinist Salary in Texas $19.85 $41,290 # 26
Machinist Salary in Ohio $19.79 $41,160 # 27
Machinist Salary in Kansas $19.75 $41,080 # 28
Machinist Salary in Pennsylvania $19.62 $40,820 # 29
Machinist Salary in Tennessee $19.59 $40,760 # 30
Machinist Salary in Vermont $19.56 $40,680 # 31
Machinist Salary in Mississippi $19.46 $40,480 # 32
Machinist Salary in Missouri $19.43 $40,410 # 33
Machinist Salary in Idaho $19.32 $40,190 # 34
Machinist Salary in Michigan $19.32 $40,180 # 35
Machinist Salary in Wisconsin $19.26 $40,070 # 36
Machinist Salary in Indiana $19.16 $39,860 # 37
Machinist Salary in Illinois $19.09 $39,710 # 38
Machinist Salary in Alabama $19.00 $39,530 # 39
Machinist Salary in Nevada $18.97 $39,450 # 40
Machinist Salary in West Virginia $18.84 $39,190 # 41
Machinist Salary in Georgia $18.79 $39,080 # 42
Machinist Salary in Nebraska $18.55 $38,580 # 43
Machinist Salary in South Carolina $18.46 $38,400 # 44
Machinist Salary in Iowa $18.41 $38,300 # 45
Machinist Salary in North Carolina $18.34 $38,150 # 46
Machinist Salary in Arkansas $18.33 $38,120 # 47
Machinist Salary in Florida $18.29 $38,040 # 48
Machinist Salary in Oklahoma $18.13 $37,700 # 49
Machinist Salary in South Dakota $17.33 $36,040 # 50
Machinist Salary in Montana $17.17 $35,720 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics