How much does a Machine Operator make?

Updated Jan. 21, 2022
US$35,708 /yr
Average Base Pay

16,217 salaries

US$26K

Low

US$36K

Average

US$49K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Machine Operator make? The national average salary for a Machine Operator is $35,708 in United States. Filter by location to see Machine Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 16,217 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Machine Operator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Machine Operator$42,524 /yr
L3
Senior Machine Operator$42,309 /yr
L4
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Linamar
3.5

Linamar

Machine Operator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $23
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$15

$23

$15 - $23 Range

Randstad
3.9

Randstad

Machine Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

Magna International
3.7

Magna International

Machine Operator - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $14 - $31

$14

$31

$14 - $31 Range

Express Employment Professionals
3.9

Express Employment Professionals

Machine Operator - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $19

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

Adecco
3.6

Adecco

Machine Operator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $25

$15

$25

$15 - $25 Range

AppleOne
3.9

AppleOne

Machine Operator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $24

$15

$24

$15 - $24 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Machine Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $29

$17

$29

$17 - $29 Range

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Drake International
3.9

Drake International

Machine Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

J.D. Irving
3.7

J.D. Irving

Machine Operator - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $20 - $54

$20

$54

$20 - $54 Range

Canadian Executive Search Group
3.2

Canadian Executive Search Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

Manpower
4.1

Manpower

Machine Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $22

$16

$22

$16 - $22 Range

Mainroad Group
3.8

Mainroad Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $31 - $36

$31

$36

$31 - $36 Range

Weston Foods
3.4

Weston Foods

Machine Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $20

$17

$20

$17 - $20 Range

Linamar
3.5

Linamar

Machine Operator - Hourly Contractor

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $18

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

Mitchell Plastics
2.9

Mitchell Plastics

Machine Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

Maple Leaf Foods
3.7

Maple Leaf Foods

Machine Operator - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $20

$17

$20

$17 - $20 Range

Ya Ya Foods
3.7

Ya Ya Foods

Machine Operator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $17 - $19

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

Agilus Work Solutions
4.1

Agilus Work Solutions

Machine Operator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

Ferrero
3.8

Ferrero

Machine Operator - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $16 - $24

$16

$24

$16 - $24 Range

Stackpole International
3.6

Stackpole International

Machine Operator - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $24

$17

$24

$17 - $24 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Machine Operator salaries

The national average salary for a Machine Operator is $42,524 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Machine Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1131 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Machine Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Machine Operator in Canada is $59,589 per year.

The lowest salary for a Machine Operator in Canada is $30,346 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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A Line Worker in the Toronto Area area reported making $15 per hour
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$16
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A General Laborer/Machine Operator in the Kitchener Area area reported making $16 per hour
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Kitchener Area area
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10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Toronto Area area reported making $20 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Machine Operator in the London Area area reported making $40,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Line Worker in the Kitchener Area area reported making $16 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Toronto Area area reported making $20 per hour
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10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$47,009
per year
A Production Operator in the Montreal Area area reported making $47,009 per year
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1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public