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Machinists in Delaware

Considering a career as a Machinist in Delaware?

4.1% Jobs Projection
$56,310 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Machinists in Delaware are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Machinists in Delaware is growing slower than average.

  • Machinists in Delaware earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Machinists Work in Delaware?

In 2018, there were 340 Machinists working in the state.

There were 340 Machinists employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


The typical state has 4,240 Machinists working in it, which means Delaware has fewer Machinists than average.


Job Projections for Delaware

Jobs for Machinists in this state are growing at a rate of 4.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.0%.


Delaware Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 510 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 Delaware?

In 2018 wages for Machinists ranged from $35,970 to $71,270 with $56,310 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.3 to $34.26. The median hourly rate was $27.07.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $26.22 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.85.

The median salary in Delaware is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Delaware Metros for Machinists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Machinists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,900 $48,960
Salisbury, MD-DE 190 $44,840

Top States for Machinists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Machinists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 36,530 $45,080
Illinois 31,000 $38,540
Michigan 27,020 $39,920
Ohio 26,250 $41,390
Texas 26,050 $45,570
Indiana 18,390 $42,880
Pennsylvania 17,060 $43,730
New York 14,000 $45,550
Minnesota 12,870 $49,510
Wisconsin 12,820 $42,070
South Carolina 12,480 $36,270
North Carolina 11,710 $40,890
Washington 10,300 $50,110
Florida 9,250 $40,780
Massachusetts 7,790 $51,050
Tennessee 7,690 $43,110
Connecticut 7,590 $49,950
Georgia 7,240 $40,330
Missouri 6,280 $43,470
Kentucky 6,240 $42,430

Below are the states where Machinists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Alaska $68,080
Hawaii $67,810
District of Columbia $58,280
Delaware $56,310
Maryland $53,480
North Dakota $52,360
Wyoming $52,300
New Mexico $51,670
Massachusetts $51,050
Washington $50,110


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