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How much does a Machinist make in District of Columbia?

Average Machinist Hourly Wage in District of Columbia

Machinists earn a median hourly wage of $28.29. Hourly wages typically start from $24.87 and go up to $41.40.

Average Machinist Yearly Salary in District of Columbia

Machinists earn a median salary of $58,850 per year. Salaries typically start from $51,740 and go up to $86,100.

Learn more about the Machinist job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Machinists earn in other states.

How to Become a Machinist

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
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Machinist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Machinist Earnings

The highest earning Machinists in District of Columbia earn:

$41.40
an hour
$86,100
per year
Senior Machinist Earnings

Senior Machinists in District of Columbia earn:

$30.28
an hour
$62,980
per year
Experienced Machinist Earnings

Experienced Machinists in District of Columbia earn:

$28.29
an hour
$58,850
per year
Junior Machinist Earnings

Junior Machinists in District of Columbia earn:

$26.18
an hour
$54,450
per year
Starting Machinist Earnings

Starting Machinists in District of Columbia earn:

$24.87
an hour
$51,740
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Machinist salary comparison

Historical salary for Machinists in District of Columbia

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

Should I be a Machinist?

Think you might be interested in becoming a Machinist? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good machinist? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
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