Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Machine Operator make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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Industry

$50,913 / yrTotal Pay
$33,891 / yrBase Pay
$17,022 / yrAdditional Pay

$50,913

 / yr
$27K$334K
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The estimated total pay for a Machine Operator is $50,913 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $33,891 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $17,022 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$50,913 /yr
Machine Operator
$52,807 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Machine Operator

Some related job titles are General Labor Salaries with median pay of $50,387, Machine Tool Cutting Operator Salaries with median pay of $82,333, CNC Machinist Salaries with median pay of $75,062, Forklift Operator Salaries with median pay of $56,463.

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Machine Operator

$41,726

 /yr
Range: $34K - $61K

$34K

$61K

$33,662 - $60,976 Range

Ruby Tuesday
3.1

Ruby Tuesday

Machine Operator

$33,401

 /yr
Range: $30K - $41K

$30K

$41K

$29,907 - $40,798 Range

Express Employment Professionals
3.9

Express Employment Professionals

Machine Operator - Hourly

$9

$24

$9 - $24 Range

WestRock
3.4

WestRock

Machine Operator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $12 - $34

$12

$34

$12 - $34 Range

International Paper
3.5

International Paper

Machine Operator - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $16 - $40

$16

$40

$16 - $40 Range

PepsiCo
3.9

PepsiCo

Machine Operator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $16 - $34

$16

$34

$16 - $34 Range

Georgia-Pacific
3.5

Georgia-Pacific

Machine Operator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $11 - $33

$11

$33

$11 - $33 Range

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Manpower
4.1

Manpower

Machine Operator - Hourly

$10

$28

$10 - $28 Range

Berry Global
3.6

Berry Global

Machine Operator - Hourly

$9

$27

$9 - $27 Range

Kraft Heinz Company
3.4

Kraft Heinz Company

Machine Operator - Hourly

$10

$29

$10 - $29 Range

Pactiv Evergreen
3.4

Pactiv Evergreen

Machine Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $12 - $33

$12

$33

$12 - $33 Range

Amcor
3.6

Amcor

Machine Operator - Hourly

$13

$33

$13 - $33 Range

MyWorkChoice
3.3

MyWorkChoice

Machine Operator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $18

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

Workbox Staffing
3.5

Workbox Staffing

Machine Operator - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

Eaton
3.9

Eaton

Machine Operator - Hourly

$14

$27

$14 - $27 Range

Tenneco
3.3

Tenneco

Machine Operator - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $14 - $26

$14

$26

$14 - $26 Range

Randstad
3.9

Randstad

Machine Operator - Hourly

$14

$23

$14 - $23 Range

Peoplelink Group
2.8

Peoplelink Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $19

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

3M
3.9

3M

Machine Operator - Hourly

$15

$32

$15 - $32 Range

Luttrell Staffing Group
4.2

Luttrell Staffing Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $18

$11

$18

$11 - $18 Range

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$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Press Operator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Machine Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$25

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$500/hr

8 days ago by a Welder/Machine Operator with 7 to 9 years of experience

$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Machine Operator with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Machine Tool Setter with 7 to 9 years of experience

$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Machine Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Machine Operator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$28

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Machine Operator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Bindery Operator with less than one year of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Press Operator with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Machine Operator salaries

The national average salary for a Machine Operator is $35,708 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Machine Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 16217 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Machine Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Machine Operator in United States is $49,174 per year.

The lowest salary for a Machine Operator in United States is $25,929 per year.

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