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How much does a Machinist make in Illinois?

Average Machinist Hourly Wage in Illinois

Machinists earn a median hourly wage of $17.55. Hourly wages typically start from $10.69 and go up to $29.36.

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

Average Machinist Yearly Salary in Illinois

Machinists earn a median salary of $36,500 per year. Salaries typically start from $22,230 and go up to $61,070.

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

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Employment Type Mix

88%
Full-Time
12%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
283
RATINGS
Machinists average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Machinists in the 63th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Machinist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Machinist Earnings

The highest earning Machinists in Illinois earn:

$29.36
an hour
$61,070
per year
Senior Machinist Earnings

Senior Machinists in Illinois earn:

$23.57
an hour
$49,030
per year
Experienced Machinist Earnings

Experienced Machinists in Illinois earn:

$17.55
an hour
$36,500
per year
Junior Machinist Earnings

Junior Machinists in Illinois earn:

$13.36
an hour
$27,780
per year
Starting Machinist Earnings

Starting Machinists in Illinois earn:

$10.69
an hour
$22,230
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Historical salary for Machinists in Illinois

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