How much does a Lathe Operator make in the United States? The average Lathe Operator salary in the United States is $51,748 as of May 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $44,259 and $57,840. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $44,259 10% $37,441 90% $63,387 75% $57,840 $51,748 50%(Median)
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Debbie's Staffing - Altavista, VA


Pearson Packaging Systems - Ashland, VA

Machine Operator- 2nd Shift

Unique Industries - Blairs, VA

Machine Operators

Elwood Staffing - Bristol, VA

Lathe Operator

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AMF Bakery - Richmond , VA
Lathe Operator /Machinist 2nd Shift 11AM 7:30 PM Job Functions: * Set-up, tend and operate Lathe * Set-up and Operate Turning machine to turn, bore, thread, form or face Metal materials. * Work from ...
ZipRecruiter - 72 days ago
Quad - Brucetown , VA
Quad is seeking Multi Mailer Operator responsible for set up and operation of finishing machine equipment at our Caperton, WV (Annex) location. Quad relies on the Multi Mailer Operator to help ensure ...
Quad Graphics - 14 days ago
Kelly - Glen Allen , VA
Machine Operator Contract to Hire Position Pay Range- $15.50 hour based on experience Shifts: 1st Shift- 7:45am- 4:15pm- Monday- Friday 2nd Shift- 3:45pm-12:15am- Monday- Friday 3rd Shift- 11:45pm- 8 ...
Kelly Services - 10 days ago
Kelly - Great Falls , VA
Join the Kelly® Professional & Industrial team as Machine Operator at a top client in Chantilly, VA. We're here every step of the way to help you and your career be the best it can be! Bring your ...
Kelly Services - 11 days ago
Zamma Corporation - Orange , VA
Main Operator Overall responsibility for entire line and shift including line set-up, operation and cleanliness, product quality, waste, performance, etc. * Machine operation and adjustments * Run ...
Glassdoor - 4 days ago
Brinks - Chesapeake , VA
Job Title Coin Room Machine Operator Job Description It's the way we walk into a room. It's the confidence we have in our work. It's our motivation to perform at the highest level. It's Brink's Pride
Brinks - 33 days ago

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Skills associated with Lathe Operator: Machining