How much does a Machinist I make in the United States? The average Machinist I salary in the United States is $46,094 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $40,988 and $53,119. Salary ranges 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.
Machinist I assembles, repairs, and fabricates metal parts by operating mechanical equipment. Assembles parts into sub-units or complete units. Being a Machinist I uses blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product. Takes measurements of material and selects appropriate machine for the process. Additionally, Machinist I typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Machinist I possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Machinist I do?
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A machinist is one who is called on to fix a problem with a part or to create a new one using metal working, plastic, or in some cases, wood.
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It can take several years of education to be able to work independently as a precision machinist and some continuing education may be necessary to keep up with an industry.
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Machinists are essential workers in industries or fields where replacement parts are frequently needed, especially in emergency situations when the operation of equipment depends on the availability of a specific part.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Machinist I in the United States. The base salary for Machinist I ranges from $40,988 to $53,119 with the average base salary of $46,094. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $41,835 to $55,235 with the average total cash compensation of $47,307.