Machinists


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Machinists

Machinists - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer and area of the country. Wages also vary based on the skill level of the machinist.

Full-time machinists often receive typical benefits. These include vacation, sick leave, and health insurance.

Machinists (SOC 51-4041)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $14.81 $19.44 $24.87
Yearly $30,795 $40,431 $51,730
    Champaign Area Hourly $17.23 $23.04 $28.24
Yearly $35,838 $47,933 $58,742
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $14.88 $18.75 $23.77
Yearly $30,949 $38,996 $49,440
    Cook County Hourly $14.62 $20.04 $26.06
Yearly $30,410 $41,677 $54,198
    Decatur Area Hourly $21.19 $24.77 $27.69
Yearly $44,076 $51,522 $57,590
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $11.72 $16.24 $22.17
Yearly $24,381 $33,771 $46,106
    Du Page County Hourly $16.52 $20.80 $25.58
Yearly $34,353 $43,266 $53,212
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $17.26 $20.08 $23.66
Yearly $35,895 $41,770 $49,218
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $15.99 $19.61 $23.20
Yearly $33,267 $40,783 $48,258
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $15.81 $19.76 $25.38
Yearly $32,886 $41,099 $52,788
    Lake County Hourly $14.28 $19.14 $25.35
Yearly $29,704 $39,802 $52,726
    McHenry County Hourly $11.75 $15.40 $20.02
Yearly $24,431 $32,023 $41,636
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $13.87 $17.37 $22.07
Yearly $28,854 $36,138 $45,904
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $15.97 $18.97 $23.25
Yearly $33,226 $39,454 $48,360
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $17.59 $21.66 $25.79
Yearly $36,582 $45,060 $53,635
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $16.45 $18.13 $22.86
Yearly $34,213 $37,708 $47,556
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $17.53 $23.37 $30.38
Yearly $36,469 $48,602 $63,194
    Rockford Area Hourly $13.84 $18.37 $23.55
Yearly $28,795 $38,206 $48,978
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $15.70 $18.79 $22.67
Yearly $32,662 $39,087 $47,151
    Springfield Area Hourly $15.70 $17.80 $21.20
Yearly $32,666 $37,026 $44,094
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $14.87 $18.52 $23.88
Yearly $30,938 $38,523 $49,678
    Vermilion County Hourly $18.35 $21.92 $24.52
Yearly $38,165 $45,587 $51,005
    Will County Hourly $12.53 $19.36 $23.34
Yearly $26,065 $40,265 $48,550
United States Hourly $16.74 $21.36 $26.88
Yearly $34,820 $44,420 $55,910

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