How much does a Machine Operator make?

Updated Jan 21, 2022

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Employer Size

Experience

$35,708 /yr
Average Base Pay

16,217 salaries

$26K

Low

$36K

Average

$49K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Machine Operator make? The national average salary for a Machine Operator is $35,708 in United States. Filter by location to see Machine Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 16,217 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Machine Operator employees.

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What is the salary trajectory for a Machine Operator?

$35,708 /yr
Machine Operator
$39,455 /yr
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What are some related job titles for a Machine Operator?

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$33,453

per year

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$36,894

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$47,680

per year

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$33,559

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Die Cast Operator in United States of America

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$23

/hrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Die Cast Operator with less than one year of experience

$26

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$22

/hrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Packaging Operator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Production Line Worker with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Stitcher/Tailor with more than 15 years of experience

$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$12

/hrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Machine Operator with more than 15 years of experience

$2,460

/moAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a 0331 - Machine Gunner with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Machine Operator

$40,088

 /yr
Range: $21K - $54K

$21K

$54K

$20,523 - $53,667 Range

Ruby Tuesday
3.2

Ruby Tuesday

Machine Operator

$32,102

 /yr
Range: $29K - $39K

$29K

$39K

$28,733 - $39,197 Range

Express Employment Professionals
3.9

Express Employment Professionals

Machine Operator - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $9 - $23

$9

$23

$9 - $23 Range

WestRock
3.4

WestRock

Machine Operator - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $12 - $32

$12

$32

$12 - $32 Range

International Paper
3.7

International Paper

Machine Operator - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $17 - $39

$17

$39

$17 - $39 Range

Manpower
4.1

Manpower

Machine Operator - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $10 - $27

$10

$27

$10 - $27 Range

Georgia-Pacific
3.5

Georgia-Pacific

Machine Operator - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $13 - $39

$13

$39

$13 - $39 Range

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PepsiCo
3.9

PepsiCo

Machine Operator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $15 - $33

$15

$33

$15 - $33 Range

Kraft Heinz Company
3.4

Kraft Heinz Company

Machine Operator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $10 - $28

$10

$28

$10 - $28 Range

MyWorkChoice
3.6

MyWorkChoice

Machine Operator - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $17

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Berry Global
3.5

Berry Global

Machine Operator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $9 - $25

$9

$25

$9 - $25 Range

Workbox Staffing
3.5

Workbox Staffing

Machine Operator - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

Pactiv Evergreen
3.1

Pactiv Evergreen

Machine Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $12 - $32

$12

$32

$12 - $32 Range

Randstad
3.9

Randstad

Machine Operator - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $22

$13

$22

$13 - $22 Range

Amcor
3.6

Amcor

Machine Operator - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $12 - $32

$12

$32

$12 - $32 Range

Eaton
3.8

Eaton

Machine Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $13 - $26

$13

$26

$13 - $26 Range

Peoplelink Group
2.9

Peoplelink Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

Luttrell Staffing Group
4.1

Luttrell Staffing Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $17

$11

$17

$11 - $17 Range

R.R. Donnelley
3.3

R.R. Donnelley

Machine Operator

$42,856

 /yr
Range: $22K - $68K

$22K

$68K

$22,122 - $67,812 Range

Hire Dynamics
4.1

Hire Dynamics

Machine Operator - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $19

$11

$19

$11 - $19 Range

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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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