Salary for Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators

Also known as:  Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Shot Peening Operator, Jig Boring Machine Operator for Metal, Metal CNC Operator, Numerical Control Machine Operator, Metal and Plastic, Plastic CNC Machine Operator, Welding Robot Operator

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Computer-controlled machine tool operators work with robots or other computer-controlled machines. This job can be dangerous as it requires employees to use power tools. To be considered for this position, completion of high school or its equivalency is usually necessary. Once hired, an employer usually requires up to a year of formal on-site job training before an employee can start work.

A Metal or Plastic Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operator usually gets an average pay level of somewhere between 24000 and 36000 based on experience and talent. Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic usually receive wages of Thirty Five Thousand Nine Hundred dollars each year.

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic can receive the best compensation in Washington, where they can get an average pay rate of near $47210. People with these jobs can receive the best compensation in Transportation and Warehousing, which has average pay of $48070.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 13.40 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators tend to make the most in the following industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $48,070
Transportation and Warehousing $42,600
Other Services (except Public Administration) $41,020
Health Care and Social Assistance $38,170
Construction $38,000
Wholesale Trade $36,930
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $34,810
Manufacturing $35,830
Wholesale Trade $36,930
Construction $38,000
Health Care and Social Assistance $38,170
Other Services (except Public Administration) $41,020
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