Machinist III Salary in the United States

How much does a Machinist III make in the United States? The average Machinist III salary in the United States is $62,711 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $56,111 and $72,109. 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

Job Description

Machinist III assembles, repairs, and fabricates metal parts by operating mechanical equipment. Assembles parts into sub-units or complete units. Being a Machinist III 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 III may provide training to lower level machinists. Typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Machinist III has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. To be a Machinist III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Machinist II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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