Machinists are most often employed by the Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Machinists was $51,729 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Machinists by wage are Other education, training, & library workers, Postal service clerks, and Correctional officers and jailers.
Machinists are part of the Production Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, Electrical, electronics, & electromechanical assemblers, Engine & other machine assemblers, Structural metal fabricators & fitters, Other assemblers and fabricators, and 55 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Machinists are Crawford & Warren Counties PUMA, PA, Chisago, Isanti, Pine, Mille Lacs & Kanabec Counties PUMA, MN, and Portage County PUMA, OH. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Machinists are Crawford & Warren Counties PUMA, PA, Seneca, Crawford & Wyandot Counties PUMA, OH, and Coon Rapids, Fridley & Columbia Heights Cities PUMA, MN.