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Want to work in Vermont as a Machinist? Read this first!

-7% Jobs Projection
$41,680 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

While jobs for Machinists in Vermont are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Machinists in Vermont is expected to decrease.

  • Machinists in Vermont earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Machinists Work in Vermont?

In Vermont, there were 530 people working as Machinists in the year 2018.

There were 580 Machinists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Vermont

Jobs for Machinists in this state are declining at a rate of 6.5% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.0%.


Vermont Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 60 annual job openings, and a total of 580 jobs for Vermont Machinists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 40,700 annual jobs and 404,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Machinists Make in Vermont?

In 2018 wages for Machinists ranged from $29,420 to $63,960 with $41,680 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.14 to $30.75. The median hourly rate was $20.04.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.99 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.05.

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


Top Vermont Metros for Machinists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 220 $45,260

Top States for Machinists Employment

View the list below to see 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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