How much does a Machinist II make in the United States? The average Machinist II salary in the United States is $56,056 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $49,429 and $63,568. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Machinist II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Machinist II Salary $43,396 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Machinist II Salary $49,429 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Machinist II Salary $56,056 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Machinist II Salary $63,568 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Machinist II Salary $70,407 US June 27, 2024
25% $49,429 10% $43,396 90% $70,407 75% $63,568 $56,056 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Machinist II 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.


Commitment: An agreement or pledge to do something in the future a commitment to improve conditions at the prison especially : an engagement to assume a financial obligation at a future date.


HVAC: Designing, developing, maintaining, and updating Heating, Ventilation, Air-conditioning and Cooling system.


Safety Procedures: Establishing and implementing rules and procedures to prevent potential hazards and risks to ensure a safe and productive working environment.

Commitment 4.02%
HVAC 2.67%
Safety Procedures 1.74%
Others 91.57%
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Job Description for Machinist II

Machinist II assembles, repairs, and fabricates parts or components for tools or machines by operating mechanical equipment. Reads and interprets blueprints and design sketches to determine the precise specifications, dimensions, and tolerance levels of the finished product. Being a Machinist II selects and operates the appropriate tools to cut, shape, or finish metal, plastic, or composite material. Sets up, services, and maintains equipment to ensure efficient and safe operation. Additionally, Machinist II utilizes precision measuring instruments to check the accuracy and quality of machined parts. Assembles parts into sub-units or complete units as necessary. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Machinist II works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Machinist II typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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  • Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. is seeking a full-time Outside Machinist II in San Diego, CA. Summary: The position will provide maintenance, repair and te...
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  • Amentum is actively searching for an experienced Senior Machinist to support our on-site prototyping / limited production run machine shop in Ijamsville, M...
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  • 3M - [Production Operator / Machinist] As a Machinist at 3M, you'll: Operate CNC machines to produce precision parts. Inspect finished products for quality...
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  • ATI - Coon Valley [Production Operator / Machinist] As a CNC Machinist at ATI, you'll: Prepare CNC machines for operation by loading tools, entering progra...
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  • Dover - Manuf. & Operations [Production Operator / Machinist] As a Machinist at Dover, you'll: Operate machine involving loading and tending runs of parts,...
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Career Path for Machinist II

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Machinist II, the first career path typically progresses to Injection Molding Machine Operator III.

The second career path typically starts with a Machine Operator III position, and then progresses to Machine Operator Supervisor.

The third career path typically starts with a Machinist III position, and then progresses to Machine Shop Production Supervisor I.

Additionally, the fourth career path typically starts with a Computer Numeric Controlled Machine Operator II position, and then progresses to Computer Numeric Controlled Machine Operator III.

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Machinist II salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Machinist II, the highest Machinist II salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Machinist II salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Machinist II salary is in Miami, FL, where the Machinist II 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
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

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