Machinists in Arizona
Considering a career as a Machinist in Arizona?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Machinists in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Machinists in Arizona is growing faster than average.
Machinists in Arizona earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Machinists Work in Arizona?
In 2018, there were 4,180 Machinists working in the state.
There were 5,380 Machinists employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 1,200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 4,240 Machinists working in it, which means Arizona has fewer Machinists than average.
Job Projections for Arizona
Jobs for Machinists in this state are growing at a rate of 20.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.0%.
Arizona Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 1,180 annual Machinists job openings in Arizona, and 10,870 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 40,700 annual jobs and 404,100 total jobs in 2026.
What do Machinists Make in Arizona?
In 2018 wages for Machinists ranged from $28,470 to $66,590 with $46,580 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.69 to $32.02. The median hourly rate was $22.39.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $20.8 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.59.
The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Arizona Metros for Machinists
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Machinists.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ||70||$44,500|
Top States for Machinists Employment
The table below shows the states where most Machinists work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Machinists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$58,280|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Machinist Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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