Machinists are most often employed by the Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Machinists was $49,114 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Machinists by wage are Pipelayers, Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors, and Heating, air conditioning, & refrigeration mechanics & installers.
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 Chisago, Isanti, Pine, Mille Lacs & Kanabec Counties PUMA, MN, Coffee, Franklin, Lincoln & Moore Counties PUMA, TN, and Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Machinists are Coffee, Franklin, Lincoln & Moore Counties PUMA, TN, Chisago, Isanti, Pine, Mille Lacs & Kanabec Counties PUMA, MN, and Crawford & Warren Counties PUMA, PA.