Machinists in Connecticut
Considering a career as a Machinist in Connecticut?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Machinists in Connecticut are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Machinists in Connecticut is growing faster than average.
Machinists in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Machinists Work in Connecticut?
In 2018, there were 7,590 Machinists working in the state.
There were 7,270 Machinists employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 320 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 4,240 Machinists working in it, which means Connecticut has more Machinists than average.
Job Projections for Connecticut
Jobs for Machinists in this state are growing at a rate of 13.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.0%.
Connecticut Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 940 annual job openings, and 8,870 total jobs in 2026 for Machinists in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 40,700 annual jobs and 404,100 total jobs in 2026.
What do Machinists Make in Connecticut?
In 2018 wages for Machinists ranged from $31,520 to $68,140 with $49,950 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.15 to $32.76. The median hourly rate was $24.01.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.59 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.42.
The median salary in Connecticut is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Connecticut Metros for Machinists
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Machinists.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT||3,910||$51,430|
|New Haven, CT||970||$47,130|
|Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI||600||$51,850|
Top States for Machinists Employment
View the list below to see 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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