Machinist salary in the United States

Average salary
$49,500/yr
Based on 35,241 income tax records
$22,000
$92,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$39K
 
$47K
 
$51K
 
$53K
 
$53K
$22,000
$92,500
How much do Machinists make?
The average total salary for a Machinist is $49,500 per year. This is based on data from 35,241 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Machinist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Machinist salary can vary between $22,000 to $92,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Machinist salary by location

Machinist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Marathon Petroleum, Galveston County, TX
15 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$94K – $151K
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Boeing, Clackamas County, OR
11 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$63K – $105K
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Bell Textron, Tarrant County, TX
16 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$73K – $137K
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Textron Aviation, Sedgwick County, KS
13 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$43K – $111K
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Deere & Company, Black Hawk County, IA
18 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$57K – $115K
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Ge Gas Turbines Greenville, Greenville County, SC
14 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$50K – $134K
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Honeywell International, Jackson County, MO
10 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$63K – $85K
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Lockheed Martin, New Haven County, CT
10 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$55K – $120K
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Union Pacific Railroad, Lincoln County, NE
24 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$66K – $88K
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Wabtec US Rail, Mercer County, PA
10 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$49K – $89K
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General Electric Company, Essex County, MA
28 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$39K – $125K
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US Department Of Defense, Honolulu County, HI
18 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$37K – $106K
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Sturm Ruger, Sullivan County, NH
10 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$34K – $81K
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Solar Turbines Incorporated, San Diego County, CA
16 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$58K – $98K
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Moog, Erie County, NY
28 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$56K – $89K
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Bnsf Railway Company, Box Butte County, NE
16 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$31K – $80K
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Norfolk Southern Corp, Blair County, PA
10 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$52K – $70K
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Smith+Nephew, Shelby County, TN
16 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$39K – $69K
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Gkn Aerospace Chem, San Diego County, CA
11 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$51K – $91K
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Spirit AeroSystems, Sedgwick County, KS
47 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$22K – $92K
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Sig Sauer, Strafford County, NH
21 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$50K – $89K
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Rms Company, Anoka County, MN
21 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$45K – $79K
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Klune Industries, Utah County, UT
11 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$51K – $73K
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Ford Motor Company, Macomb County, MI
14 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$26K – $103K
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General Dynamics Electric Boat, New London County, CT
20 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$33K – $83K
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Swagelok, Lake County, OH
17 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$41K – $93K
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The Lee Company, Middlesex County, CT
14 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$28K – $81K
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Caterpillar, Macon County, IL
11 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$39K – $73K
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Daimler Trucks North America, Gaston County, NC
12 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$28K – $68K
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Turbocam, Strafford County, NH
10 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$44K – $81K
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Zimmer Production, Kosciusko County, IN
15 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$42K – $77K
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Huntington Ingalls Industries, Hampton County, VA
14 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$36K – $85K
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Modern Industries, Maricopa County, AZ
10 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$39K – $64K
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Linvatec, Pinellas County, FL
14 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$20K – $72K
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Penn United Technologies, Butler County, PA
10 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$43K – $70K
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Fmc Technologies, Erath County, TX
13 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$23K – $73K
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Nuvasive Manufacturing, Montgomery County, OH
13 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$27K – $79K
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Woodward, Larimer County, CO
18 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$38K – $66K
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East Penn Manufacturing, Berks County, PA
14 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$37K – $74K
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Williams International, Weber County, UT
19 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$34K – $68K
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Micropulse, Whitley County, IN
12 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$38K – $58K
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NOV, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$25K – $80K
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Meyer Tool, Hamilton County, OH
14 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$33K – $66K
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Gw Lisk Company, Ontario County, NY
13 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$26K – $60K
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Brunswick 1 N Field, Fond Du Lac County, WI
37 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$35K – $60K
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Gleason Works, Monroe County, NY
17 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$24K – $61K
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Dayton Progress, Montgomery County, OH
23 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$31K – $64K
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Flowserve US, Kalamazoo County, MI
12 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$33K – $59K
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Ariel, Knox County, OH
27 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$34K – $68K
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Brevard Robotics, Brevard County, FL
20 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$28K – $56K

Machinist demographics in United States

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52% are single
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48% are married
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36% have kids
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47% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Machinists in United States

35,241 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a machinist in the United States is $49,500 per year. Machinist salaries in the United States can vary between $22,000 to $92,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 35,241 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as machinist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for machinists in the United States: Marathon Petroleum ($108,500 a year), Boeing ($98,500 a year), and Bell Textron ($95,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for machinists in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($70,000 a year), Seattle Metro Area, WA ($62,000 a year), and Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($61,500 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.