Machine Operator salary in the United States

Average salary
$37,500/yr
Based on 68,408 income tax records
$18,000
$68,500
Age:
Average salary by age
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$39K
$18,000
$68,500
How much do Machine Operators make?
The average total salary for a Machine Operator is $37,500 per year. This is based on data from 68,408 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Machine Operator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Machine Operator salary can vary between $18,000 to $68,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Machine Operator salary by location

Machine Operator salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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DuPont, Chesterfield County, VA
18 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$51K – $115K
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Carpenter Technology Corp, Berks County, PA
13 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$61K – $124K
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Clearwater Paper, Clark County, NV
13 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$48K – $100K
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Boeing, King County, WA
17 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$47K – $93K
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The Kraft Heinz, Kent County, DE
10 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$35K – $113K
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Perryman Company Partnership, Washington County, PA
14 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$26K – $81K
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Cryovac, Greenville County, SC
21 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$36K – $78K
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Kroger, Marion County, IN
11 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$52K – $77K
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Jencoat, Hampden County, MA
11 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$53K – $80K
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3M, Brown County, SD
19 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$45K – $69K
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Hornady Manufacturing Co, Hall County, NE
16 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$39K – $72K
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E J Gallo Winery, Stanislaus County, CA
16 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$21K – $70K
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Weaver Popcorn Company, Grant County, IN
11 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$40K – $70K
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General Mills, Rutherford County, TN
18 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$45K – $70K
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Skf USA, Chautauqua County, NY
10 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$44K – $82K
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Green Bay Packaging, Brown County, WI
13 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$30K – $76K
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Keurig Greenmountain, Pierce County, WA
13 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$32K – $75K
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Sturm Ruger, Sullivan County, NH
11 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$37K – $84K
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Chrysler, Howard County, IN
12 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$44K – $81K
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Lincoln Electric Co, Cuyahoga County, OH
15 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$25K – $78K
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Avery Dennison, Lake County, OH
12 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$47K – $64K
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Keystone Consolidated Indksw, Peoria County, IL
12 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$21K – $76K
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Pac Worldwide, Butler County, OH
13 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$44K – $76K
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Commscope Of North Carolina, Catawba County, NC
18 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$43K – $64K
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Huhtamaki, Kennebec County, ME
10 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$48K – $61K
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Frito-Lay, Clark County, WA
10 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$42K – $60K
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Cytec Industries, Hunt County, TX
13 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$41K – $66K
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Snapon Logistics, Milwaukee County, WI
10 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$35K – $64K
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Southwire Company, Carroll County, GA
53 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$25K – $81K
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BLACK+DECKER, Hampden County, MA
20 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$27K – $72K
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Panasonic Corporation Of North America, Lyon County, NV
36 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$18K – $74K
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General Electric Company, Rutland County, VT
24 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$32K – $77K
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Encore Wire, Collin County, TX
23 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$27K – $65K
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East Penn Manufacturing, Berks County, PA
83 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$25K – $64K
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Dart Cont Corp Of Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, PA
39 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$18K – $62K
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Cpfilms, Henry County, VA
24 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$26K – $61K
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Swagelok, Cuyahoga County, OH
35 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$27K – $70K
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Shinetsu Handotai, Clark County, WA
21 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$39K – $65K
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Gojo Industries, Summit County, OH
23 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$34K – $52K
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Emd Millipore Corporatio, Cheshire County, NH
33 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$31K – $66K
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Bemis Manufacturing Company, Sheboygan County, WI
26 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$21K – $55K
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Dana Light Axle Products, Allen County, IN
26 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$24K – $69K
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Omega Wire, Oneida County, NY
23 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$27K – $48K
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Solo Cup Operating Corp, Cook County, IL
25 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$18K – $59K
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Advance Food Company, Garfield County, OK
23 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$20K – $49K
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Berry Plastics Opco, Vanderburgh County, IN
30 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$20K – $48K
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Iwco Direct, Berks County, PA
26 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$20K – $43K
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US Cotton, Cuyahoga County, OH
22 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$23K – $41K
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Goodman Manufacturing Company, Harris County, TX
28 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$18K – $49K
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Gkn Driveline Newton, Catawba County, NC
22 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$21K – $36K

Machine Operator demographics in United States

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73% are single
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27% are married
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35% have kids
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26% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Machine Operators in United States

68,408 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a machine operator in the United States is $37,500 per year. Machine operator salaries in the United States can vary between $18,000 to $68,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 68,408 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as machine operator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for machine operators in the United States: DuPont ($82,000 a year), Carpenter Technology Corp ($80,500 a year), and Clearwater Paper ($73,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for machine operators in the United States: Reno Metro Area, NV ($44,500 a year), Modesto Metro Area, CA ($44,500 a year), and Stockton Metro Area, CA ($43,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.