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How much does a Machinist make in California?

Average Machinist Hourly Wage in California

Machinists earn a median hourly wage of $19.15. Hourly wages typically start from $11.01 and go up to $33.18.

Average Machinist Yearly Salary in California

Machinists earn a median salary of $39,840 per year. Salaries typically start from $22,910 and go up to $69,020.

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Machinist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Machinist Earnings

The highest earning Machinists in California earn:

$33.18
an hour
$69,020
per year
Senior Machinist Earnings

Senior Machinists in California earn:

$26.23
an hour
$54,560
per year
Experienced Machinist Earnings

Experienced Machinists in California earn:

$19.15
an hour
$39,840
per year
Junior Machinist Earnings

Junior Machinists in California earn:

$14.00
an hour
$29,110
per year
Starting Machinist Earnings

Starting Machinists in California earn:

$11.01
an hour
$22,910
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Machinist salary comparison

Historical salary for Machinists in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Machinist

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