Machinist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Machinist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $78,450
Hawaii $70,740
Alaska $61,980
Washington $60,020
Maryland $59,770
Wyoming $59,580
Massachusetts $57,630
New Jersey $57,390
Delaware $57,190
Utah $56,120
North Dakota $51,350
Connecticut $51,220
Minnesota $49,200
Oregon $49,200
Virginia $49,100
Louisiana $48,680
Rhode Island $48,500
New Hampshire $48,210
Missouri $48,100
Colorado $48,090
Arizona $48,080
California $48,020
Indiana $48,020
Maine $47,940
Nebraska $47,940
New York $47,940
Vermont $47,840
New Mexico $47,740
Nevada $47,740
Idaho $47,730
Pennsylvania $47,730
Illinois $47,630
Texas $47,590
Oklahoma $47,270
Alabama $47,090
Montana $47,020
Florida $46,940
Michigan $46,870
West Virginia $46,820
Iowa $46,650
Kentucky $46,640
South Dakota $46,640
Tennessee $46,640
Georgia $46,600
North Carolina $46,600
Arkansas $43,960
Ohio $43,410
Kansas $42,480
Wisconsin $40,060
Mississippi $38,520
South Carolina $37,880
Puerto Rico $23,640

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 fallers but more than precious metal workers.

Career Median Salary
Faller salary $48K
Logging worker salary $48K
Water treatment plant operator salary $48K
Rigger salary $48K
Glazier salary $47K
Machinist salary $48K
Welder salary $47K
Machine assembler salary $47K
Gem worker salary $47K
Precious metal worker salary $47K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)