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Machine Operator salary in United States

How much does a Machine Operator make in the United States?

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The average salary for a machine operator is $16.77 per hour in the United States. 120k salaries reported, updated at May 14, 2022.

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Top companies for Machine Operators in United States

  1. Shutterfly
    602 reviews51 salaries reported
    $22.35per hour
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Highest paying cities for Machine Operators in United States

  1. Chicago, IL
    $19.95 per hour
    354 salaries reported
  2. Memphis, TN
    $19.25 per hour
    127 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $18.13 per hour
    337 salaries reported
  1. Indianapolis, IN
    $17.64 per hour
    316 salaries reported
  2. Milwaukee, WI
    $17.51 per hour
    550 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $17.30 per hour
    518 salaries reported
  1. Louisville, KY
    $17.20 per hour
    390 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $16.43 per hour
    473 salaries reported
  3. Omaha, NE
    $15.86 per hour
    427 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Machine Operators

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

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47% of Machine Operators in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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Average $17.12 per hour

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