Machinist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Machinist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $68,080
Alabama $41,164
Arkansas $39,089
Arizona $39,647
California $45,080
Colorado $47,750
Connecticut $44,625
District of Columbia $58,280
Delaware $56,310
Florida $40,780
Georgia $40,330
Hawaii $66,840
Iowa $38,528
Idaho $43,080
Illinois $38,822
Indiana $37,231
Kansas $40,952
Kentucky $43,810
Louisiana $47,770
Massachusetts $51,050
Maryland $53,480
Maine $49,780
Michigan $39,920
Minnesota $49,510
Missouri $43,470
Mississippi $40,780
Montana $45,760
North Carolina $42,870
North Dakota $52,360
Nebraska $42,180
New Hampshire $47,810
New Jersey $49,440
New Mexico $51,670
Nevada $41,420
New York $45,550
Ohio $41,390
Oklahoma $43,140
Oregon $47,410
Pennsylvania $35,985
Puerto Rico $26,130
Rhode Island $47,970
South Carolina $36,270
South Dakota $37,290
Tennessee $43,110
Texas $45,570
Utah $49,370
Virginia $49,320
Vermont $41,680
Washington $50,110
Wisconsin $42,070
West Virginia $35,200
Wyoming $52,300

How do machinist salaries compare to similar careers?

Machinists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than water treatment plant operators but more than logging workers.

Career Median Salary
Water treatment plant operator salary $48K
Quality control inspector salary $48K
Chemical technician salary $47K
Faller salary $45K
Pump operator salary $45K
Machinist salary $44K
Glazier salary $44K
Precious metal worker salary $41K
Gem worker salary $41K
Logging worker salary $42K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)