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CNC Lathe Operator Salary

How much does a CNC Lathe Operator make in the United States?
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Salary Data for CNC Lathe Operator

$38,214 (USD)/yr

$18 (USD)/hr

$569 (USD)/yr

$37,801 (USD)/yr

$18 (USD)/hr

$569 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Lays out work, sets up, and operates computer numeric control (CNC) lathes to perform machining operations according to required tolerances and specifications. Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters. Interprets geometric dimensions and tolerances. Monitors initial runs and does inspection to assure conformance to blueprints and quality plans.
The average cnc lathe operator salary in United States is $38,214 or an equivalent hourly rate of $18. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $569. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$28,884 (USD)

$45,951 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$44,300 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for CNC Lathe Operator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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