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What Is the Average Machinist Salary by State

State Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Tennessee $48,122 $4,010 $925 $23.14
Hawaii $47,338 $3,944 $910 $22.76
Massachusetts $46,765 $3,897 $899 $22.48
Minnesota $46,683 $3,890 $897 $22.44
Nevada $46,472 $3,872 $893 $22.34
Connecticut $46,017 $3,834 $884 $22.12
Rhode Island $45,215 $3,767 $869 $21.74
Washington $44,851 $3,737 $862 $21.56
Wisconsin $44,836 $3,736 $862 $21.56
Oregon $44,741 $3,728 $860 $21.51
Alaska $44,542 $3,711 $856 $21.41
New York $44,506 $3,708 $855 $21.40
Ohio $43,942 $3,661 $845 $21.13
North Dakota $43,812 $3,651 $842 $21.06
Maryland $42,713 $3,559 $821 $20.54
Iowa $42,645 $3,553 $820 $20.50
New Mexico $42,591 $3,549 $819 $20.48
Utah $42,285 $3,523 $813 $20.33
New Hampshire $42,011 $3,500 $807 $20.20
South Dakota $41,499 $3,458 $798 $19.95
Virginia $41,489 $3,457 $797 $19.95
California $40,807 $3,400 $784 $19.62
Idaho $40,717 $3,393 $783 $19.58
Colorado $40,381 $3,365 $776 $19.41
Nebraska $40,377 $3,364 $776 $19.41
Vermont $40,290 $3,357 $774 $19.37
Delaware $40,023 $3,335 $769 $19.24
South Carolina $39,638 $3,303 $762 $19.06
Kansas $39,603 $3,300 $761 $19.04
Mississippi $39,282 $3,273 $755 $18.89
Arizona $39,088 $3,257 $751 $18.79
Arkansas $39,013 $3,251 $750 $18.76
Wyoming $38,957 $3,246 $749 $18.73
New Jersey $38,873 $3,239 $747 $18.69
Montana $38,806 $3,233 $746 $18.66
Maine $38,663 $3,221 $743 $18.59
Kentucky $38,307 $3,192 $736 $18.42
Oklahoma $38,260 $3,188 $735 $18.39
Indiana $38,087 $3,173 $732 $18.31
Michigan $37,850 $3,154 $727 $18.20
West Virginia $37,565 $3,130 $722 $18.06
Louisiana $37,225 $3,102 $715 $17.90
Illinois $36,889 $3,074 $709 $17.74
Missouri $36,781 $3,065 $707 $17.68
Pennsylvania $36,498 $3,041 $701 $17.55
Texas $36,218 $3,018 $696 $17.41
Alabama $34,324 $2,860 $660 $16.50
Florida $33,655 $2,804 $647 $16.18
North Carolina $33,228 $2,769 $639 $15.98
Georgia $31,621 $2,635 $608 $15.20

Top 50 Highest Paying States for Machinist Jobs in the U.S.

We’ve identified ten states where the typical salary for a Machinist job is above the national average. Topping the list is Tennessee, with Hawaii and Massachusetts close behind in second and third. Massachusetts beats the national average by 4.5%, and Tennessee furthers that trend with another $3,388 (7.6%) above the $44,734.

With these ten states paying on average above the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Machinist appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

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