Machinists (including CNC)

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$53,001
Local Jobs
461
Regional Salary
$51,859
Machinists

Occupation Profile

Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments out of metal. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$53,001

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

461

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$51,859

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

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