Drill press operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Drill press operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Massachusetts $60,170
Connecticut $58,860
Nevada $53,970
Alabama $51,570
Maryland $51,250
Michigan $48,980
Illinois $47,330
Wisconsin $47,330
Indiana $46,640
Pennsylvania $46,630
New York $46,570
California $45,830
Kentucky $45,030
Oklahoma $44,550
Georgia $43,210
Nebraska $42,350
Maine $42,030
Oregon $39,950
Ohio $39,620
New Jersey $37,920
Kansas $37,710
Minnesota $37,630
Missouri $37,550
Arizona $37,500
Colorado $37,460
South Carolina $37,400
Florida $37,080
New Hampshire $37,070
Iowa $36,910
Utah $36,910
Texas $36,810
Louisiana $36,760
Mississippi $36,590
Tennessee $36,540
North Dakota $35,740
West Virginia $35,590
Arkansas $35,290
Virginia $35,230
North Carolina $34,960
Rhode Island $34,500
South Dakota $33,630
Washington $32,010

How do drill press operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Drill press operators earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than welders but more than molding and casting workers.

Career Median Salary
Welder salary $47K
Machine assembler salary $47K
Gem worker salary $47K
Precious metal worker salary $47K
Metal caster salary $46K
Drill press operator salary $39K
Quarry rock splitter salary $38K
Log grader salary $38K
Fork lift operator salary $38K
Molding and casting worker salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)