Salary for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers

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This occupation has now been updated to Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

Also known as:  CAD CAM Programmer (Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Manufacturing Programmer), Computer Numerical Control Machinist (CNC Machinist), Computer Numerical Control Programmer (CNC Programmer), Programmer helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers develop specific programs to control the processing of plastic and metal parts in automated machine equipment, systems and tools. To be considered for this position, completion of vocational school or its equivalency is usually necessary. Once hired, an employer usually requires up to two years of formal on-site job training before an employee can start work.

A Metal or Plastic Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmer can expect a wage between $37,730 and $88,860 depending on the level of education. get an average salary of sixty-one thousand and ten dollars on an annual basis.

have the highest salaries in Washington, where they receive compensation, on average, of close to about $89,950. They can get the best pay in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they can receive normal pay levels of $98,370.

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Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Wholesale Trade

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
Transportation and Warehousing
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Wholesale Trade
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