Machinist I Salary in the United States

How much does a Machinist I make in the United States? The average Machinist I salary in the United States is $43,104 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $38,334 and $49,677. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Machinist I assembles, repairs, and fabricates metal parts by operating mechanical equipment. Assembles parts into sub-units or complete units. Being a Machinist I uses blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product. Takes measurements of material and selects appropriate machine for the process. Additionally, Machinist I typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Machinist I possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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44240
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  1. This Job:

    Machinist I

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    Machinist II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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