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Machine Tool Operators in Nevada

Machine Tool Operators in Nevada

Considering a career as a Machine Tool Operator in Nevada?

20.0% Jobs Projection
$42,960 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Machine Tool Operators in Nevada are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Machine Tool Operators in Nevada is growing faster than average.

  • Machine Tool Operators in Nevada earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Machine Tool Operators Work in Nevada?

760 people worked as Machine Tool Operators in 2018 in this state.

There were 870 Machine Tool Operators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,970 Machine Tool Operators working in it, which means Nevada has fewer Machine Tool Operators than average.


Job Projections for Nevada

Jobs for Machine Tool Operators in this state are growing at a rate of 20.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 1.1%.


Nevada Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 110 annual Machine Tool Operators job openings in Nevada, and 1,020 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 14,500 annual jobs and 147,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Machine Tool Operators Make in Nevada?

In 2018 wages for Machine Tool Operators ranged from $29,930 to $56,230 with $42,960 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.39 to $27.03. The median hourly rate was $20.66.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $19.24 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.42.

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


Top Nevada Metros for Machine Tool Operators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Machine Tool Operators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Reno, NV 240 $39,800
Carson City, NV 40 $43,040

Top States for Machine Tool Operators Employment

The table below shows the states where most Machine Tool Operators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Ohio 13,910 $40,400
Pennsylvania 12,280 $38,800
California 12,220 $40,380
Wisconsin 11,540 $43,720
Texas 11,040 $39,800
Michigan 8,370 $39,320
Indiana 6,890 $38,000
Illinois 5,360 $37,330
Missouri 4,940 $38,180
New York 4,630 $37,740
North Carolina 4,050 $37,890
Minnesota 3,310 $44,080
Oklahoma 3,140 $38,310
New Hampshire 3,090 $43,000
South Carolina 2,880 $43,530
Connecticut 2,830 $47,400
Florida 2,480 $37,270
Tennessee 2,450 $37,460
New Jersey 2,430 $44,850
Massachusetts 2,420 $49,790

Below are the states where Machine Tool Operators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $59,100
Massachusetts $49,790
North Dakota $47,870
Connecticut $47,400
Maine $47,050
New Jersey $44,850
Maryland $44,480
West Virginia $44,270
Minnesota $44,080
Louisiana $43,910

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