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Detailed Occupation Description:
Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

Skills and additional details about Machinists

Wage Information for Machinists, 2016:

Wage Level Statewide
Entry $14.72 $30,610
Average $20.1 $41,810
Experienced $22.8 $47,420

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