Machinists

Machinists and tool and die makers set up and operate a variety of computer-controlled and mechanically controlled machine tools to produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools.

$42,600

Median US Salary

None

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Machinists

Currently employed

378,320

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

1%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

1,000 to 4,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Machinists

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Alaska $70,350

Hawaii $64,300

District of Columbia $61,760

Delaware $54,550

New Mexico $50,170

Massachusetts $49,680

Maryland $49,600

Wyoming $49,600

New Jersey $49,540

Washington $49,070

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Maxxing your 401k as Machinists

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

44.6%

Per paycheck

$730.75

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,638.46
Pre Tax Retirement $730.75
Before Taxes $907.71
Taxes $272.31
Take Home $635.40

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Want to know more about how much Machinists make? We breakdown salary, employement numbers, etc. by state and city. Also includes a free paycheck calculator so you can play with the numbers.