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$52,666

Average Base Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,059

Average Bonus
The average prototype machinist salary in United States is $52,666 or an equivalent hourly rate of $25. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,059. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$40,237

Entry Level Salary

$64,187

Senior Level Salary
An entry level prototype machinist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $40,237. On the other end, a senior level prototype machinist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $64,187.

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Job Description
Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
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