**Machine Operators earn $30,000 annually on average**, or $14 per hour, which is 62% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Machine Operators work for Newmont Mining at $61,000 annually while the lowest paid Machine Operators work for Key Safety Systems earning approximately $18,000 each year.

$30K Machine Operator National Average (4,286 salaries)

$25K Happiest Machine Operator is at Select Staffing (5)

$61K Highest Paid Machine Operator is at Newmont Mining (6)

+$5K (15%) more than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$1K (2%) less than **average Alliance Packaging salary ($36K)**

-$2K (5%) less than **average Alliance Packaging Machine Operator salary ($35K)**

+$1K (2%) more than **average Alliance Packaging Machine Operator salary ($35K)**

-$1K (3%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$26K (61%) less than **average International Paper Co. salary ($55K)**

-$6K (23%) less than **average International Paper Co. Machine Operator salary ($29K)**

+$22K (55%) more than **average International Paper Co. Machine Operator salary ($29K)**

+$1K (3%) more than **average International Paper Co. Machine Operator salary ($29K)**

-$30K (66%) less than **average BorgWarner salary ($60K)**

-$9K (35%) less than **average BorgWarner Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

+$10K (28%) more than **average BorgWarner Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$22K (53%) less than **average Kraft Foods salary ($52K)**

-$1K (3%) less than **average Kraft Foods Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

+$14K (37%) more than **average Kraft Foods Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

+$10K (28%) more than **average Kraft Foods Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$3K (10%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$28K (68%) less than **average ThyssenKrupp Elevator salary ($55K)**

+$6K (20%) more than **average ThyssenKrupp Elevator Machine Operator salary ($27K)**

+$14K (41%) more than **average ThyssenKrupp Elevator Machine Operator salary ($27K)**

+$3K (10%) more than **average ThyssenKrupp Elevator Machine Operator salary ($27K)**

+$7K (20%) more than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$4K (10%) less than **average Weaver Popcorn salary ($41K)**

+$3K (7%) more than **average Weaver Popcorn Machine Operator salary ($37K)**

-$7K (20%) less than **average Weaver Popcorn Machine Operator salary ($37K)**

-$7K (20%) less than **average Weaver Popcorn Machine Operator salary ($37K)**

-$1K (3%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$16K (43%) less than **average KIK Custom Products salary ($45K)**

-$2K (7%) less than **average KIK Custom Products Machine Operator salary ($29K)**

-$5K (18%) less than **average KIK Custom Products Machine Operator salary ($29K)**

+$6K (18%) more than **average KIK Custom Products Machine Operator salary ($29K)**

-$3K (10%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$23K (59%) less than **average Ecolab salary ($50K)**

-$4K (16%) less than **average Ecolab Machine Operator salary ($27K)**

+$3K (10%) more than **average Ecolab Machine Operator salary ($27K)**

-$7K (29%) less than **average Ecolab Machine Operator salary ($27K)**

-$5K (18%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$5K (18%) less than **average Select Staffing salary ($30K)**

-$8K (38%) less than **average Select Staffing Machine Operator salary ($25K)**

+$5K (18%) more than **average Select Staffing Machine Operator salary ($25K)**

-$11K (56%) less than **average Select Staffing Machine Operator salary ($25K)**

-$5K (18%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$36K (83%) less than **average Hilite International salary ($61K)**

+$3K (11%) more than **average Hilite International Machine Operator salary ($25K)**

-$5K (22%) less than **average Hilite International Machine Operator salary ($25K)**

+$1K (3%) more than **average Hilite International Machine Operator salary ($25K)**

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