How much does a Machine Operator make?

Updated 21 Jan 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£22,694 /yr
L3
Senior Machine Operator£22,111 /yr
L4
Machine Operator IV£22,288 /yr
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Adecco
3.7

Adecco

Machine Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13
29 salaries
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£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

gap personnel
4.1

gap personnel

Machine Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £12

£10

£12

£10 - £12 Range

Proactive Personnel
4.7

Proactive Personnel

Machine Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13

£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

Gi Group
3.7

Gi Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13

£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

DS Smith
3.4

DS Smith

Machine Operator

£28,972

 /yr
Range: £19K - £48K

£19K

£48K

£19,467 - £48,139 Range

Pertemps
3.8

Pertemps

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13

£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

Wren Kitchens
4.2

Wren Kitchens

Machine Operator - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £10 - £15

£10

£15

£10 - £15 Range

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Unilever
4.2

Unilever

Machine Operator

£32,536

 /yr
Range: £16K - £43K

£16K

£43K

£15,683 - £43,171 Range

Manpower
4.1

Manpower

Machine Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £8 - £18

£8

£18

£8 - £18 Range

Interaction Recruitment
3

Interaction Recruitment

Machine Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £7 - £13

£7

£13

£7 - £13 Range

Hales Group
3.6

Hales Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £12

£10

£12

£10 - £12 Range

SAICA
3.1

SAICA

Machine Operator

£32,708

 /yr
Range: £27K - £48K

£27K

£48K

£26,772 - £47,741 Range

Bluetree Group
4.1

Bluetree Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £12

£9

£12

£9 - £12 Range

Meridian Business Support
4

Meridian Business Support

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £8 - £12

£8

£12

£8 - £12 Range

E3 Recruitment
5

E3 Recruitment

Machine Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £11 - £11

£11

£11

£11 - £11 Range

Major Recruitment
4.1

Major Recruitment

Machine Operator - Hourly

£14

 /hr
Range: £10 - £15

£10

£15

£10 - £15 Range

Start People
4.5

Start People

Machine Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £12

£10

£12

£10 - £12 Range

Bakkavor
3.4

Bakkavor

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £11

£9

£11

£9 - £11 Range

pladis Global
3.6

pladis Global

Machine Operator

£33,341

 /yr
Range: £30K - £37K

£30K

£37K

£30,260 - £37,020 Range

Quest Employment
3.4

Quest Employment

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £12

£9

£12

£9 - £12 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Machine Operator salaries

The national average salary for a Machine Operator is £22,694 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Machine Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 999 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Machine Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Machine Operator in United Kingdom is £32,078 per year.

The lowest salary for a Machine Operator in United Kingdom is £16,056 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent machine operator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£12
hourly
A Silk Screen Printer in the Guildford Area area reported making £12 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Guildford Area area
 
Full-time
201 to 500 employees
£11
hourly
A Line Worker in the Belfast Area area reported making £11 per hour
Job Highlights
Belfast Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£30,000
per year
A Printer in the Sunderland Area area reported making £30,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Sunderland Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£11
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Sheffield Area area reported making £11 per hour
Job Highlights
Sheffield Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£21,000
per year
An Extrusion Operator in the Derby Area area reported making £21,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Derby Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
£1,865
monthly
A Machine Setter in the Sheffield Area area reported making £1,865 per month
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Sheffield Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public