When the success of a manufacturing operation requires a part that doesn’t exist, machinists create the solution. Working with raw materials like metal and plastic, they operate a variety of machines to produce precision parts and instruments.
+4% expected growth
Minimum = High school diploma or equivalent
Preferred = Apprenticeship during or after high school
Top 10% Annual = $60,390*
Average Annual = $38,350**
Average Hourly = $18.44**