How much does a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator in the United States is $28 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $24 and $32. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Pay Rate Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator Salary $19 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator Salary $24 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator Salary $28 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator Salary $32 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator Salary $35 US May 28, 2024
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What skills does a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Planning: An act or process of making or carrying out plans. Establishment of goals, policies, and procedures for a social or economic unit city planning business planning.

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Casting: Casting is a manufacturing process in which a liquid material is usually poured into a mold, which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and then allowed to solidify. It is used for making complex shapes that would be otherwise difficult.

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Continuous Improvement: A continual improvement process, also often called a continuous improvement process (abbreviated as CIP or CI), is an ongoing effort to improve products, services, or processes. These efforts can seek "incremental" improvement over time or "breakthrough" improvement all at once. Delivery (customer valued) processes are constantly evaluated and improved in the light of their efficiency, effectiveness and flexibility. Some see CIPs as a meta-process for most management systems (such as business process management, quality management, project management, and program management). W. Edwards Deming, a pioneer of the field, saw it as part of the 'system' whereby feedback from the process and customer were evaluated against organisational goals. The fact that it can be called a management process does not mean that it needs to be executed by 'management'; but rather merely that it makes decisions about the implementation of the delivery process and the design of the delivery process itself.

Planning 6.39%
Casting 4.18%
Continuous Improvement 2.42%
Others 87.01%
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Job Description for Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator

Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator operates CMM equipment to perform measurement, inspection, and testing of production materials and components using previously prepared inspection programs. Mounts or installs tools, attachments, fixtures, or work pieces on CMM. Being a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator performs in-process or final inspections. Documents and reports non-conforming materials as required. Additionally, Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator reads and interprets blueprints and specifications. Requires a high school diploma. May require certification in Metrology. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator, the highest Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator salary is in Miami, FL, where the Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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Skills associated with Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Operator: Machine Operation, Reading Blueprints/Diagrams, Precision Measurement

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