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CNC - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer, industry, and area of the country. The operator's level of experience and responsibility also affect wages. About one-third of numerical control machine operators belong to unions. These operators generally receive higher wages than non-union workers.

Numerical control machine operators who work full time generally receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance. Some employers also provide a retirement plan.

Computer numerically controlled tool operators (SOC 51-9161)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $15.57 $18.13 $22.56
Yearly $32,394 $37,717 $46,922
    Champaign Area Hourly $21.26 $25.53 $29.12
Yearly $44,220 $53,104 $60,568
    Cook County Hourly $15.20 $17.72 $21.06
Yearly $31,625 $36,854 $43,797
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $14.06 $18.03 $26.62
Yearly $29,236 $37,497 $55,379
    Du Page County Hourly $17.10 $21.29 $26.52
Yearly $35,568 $44,278 $55,160
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $16.58 $20.91 $26.23
Yearly $34,479 $43,498 $54,561
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $15.99 $17.60 $20.22
Yearly $33,257 $36,610 $42,061
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $15.64 $18.08 $25.26
Yearly $32,527 $37,601 $52,533
    Lake County Hourly $16.30 $17.99 $20.67
Yearly $33,912 $37,421 $42,983
    McHenry County Hourly $14.94 $18.59 $23.14
Yearly $31,071 $38,673 $48,128
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $14.56 $17.03 $20.30
Yearly $30,275 $35,425 $42,229
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $15.56 $18.47 $22.34
Yearly $32,358 $38,414 $46,475
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $15.96 $18.93 $21.34
Yearly $33,193 $39,382 $44,388
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $16.35 $18.85 $22.56
Yearly $34,005 $39,198 $46,925
    Rockford Area Hourly $12.89 $16.79 $20.95
Yearly $26,810 $34,927 $43,578
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $24.57 $28.89 $33.86
Yearly $51,105 $60,090 $70,428
    Vermilion County Hourly $18.98 $21.58 $23.77
Yearly $39,482 $44,881 $49,445
    Will County Hourly $14.90 $18.65 $22.58
Yearly $30,997 $38,784 $46,956
United States Hourly $16.12 $19.81 $24.49
Yearly $33,540 $41,200 $50,940

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.