How much does a Machine Operator I make? The median annual Machine Operator I salary is $31,570, as of February 22, 2017, with a range usually between $27,765-$36,670, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Machine Operator I in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Machine Operator I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Machine Operator I in the United States is $31,570, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Machine Operator I in the United States are expected to make less than $31,570.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 22, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Machine Operator I that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Machine Operator I are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 2017
Sets up and operates a production machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position and secure machinery. Adjusts machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications, and in a timely fashion. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. View full job description