Machinist salary in California

Average salary
Based on 1,746 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Machinists make?
The average total salary for a Machinist is $53,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,746 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Machinist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Machinist salary can vary between $22,500 to $105,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Machinist salary by location

Machinist salary by company

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SpaceX, California
14 income tax records
$47K – $99K
Union Pacific Railroad, California
20 income tax records
$61K – $90K
Bnsf Railway Company, California
23 income tax records
$42K – $79K
Solar Turbines Incorporated, California
18 income tax records
$49K – $98K
Gkn Aerospace Chem, California
11 income tax records
$51K – $91K
US Department Of Defense, California
32 income tax records
$23K – $78K
Keystone Paying Agent, California
17 income tax records
$22K – $77K
ADP, California
25 income tax records
$22K – $102K

Machinist demographics in California

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58% are single
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42% are married
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33% have kids
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39% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Machinists in California

1,746 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a machinist in California is $53,000 per year. Machinist salaries in California can vary between $22,500 to $105,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,746 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as machinist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for machinists in California: SpaceX ($76,000 a year), Union Pacific Railroad ($69,500 a year), and Bnsf Railway Company ($65,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for machinists in California: Vacaville, CA ($92,000 a year), Barstow, CA ($67,000 a year), and Simi Valley, CA ($66,500 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.