How much does a Machine Operator make?

Updated 7 Dec 2021
£22,694 /yr
Average Base Pay

999 salaries

£16K

Low

£23K

Average

£32K

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 £22,694 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Machine Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 999 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
3.6

Adecco

Machine Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £9 - £13
29 salaries
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£9

£13

£9 - £13 Range

gap personnel
4.1

gap personnel

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £11

£9

£11

£9 - £11 Range

Proactive Personnel
4.7

Proactive Personnel

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £12

£9

£12

£9 - £12 Range

Gi Group
3.7

Gi Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £9 - £13

£9

£13

£9 - £13 Range

DS Smith
3.4

DS Smith

Machine Operator

£28,288

 /yr
Range: £19K - £47K

£19K

£47K

£19,007 - £47,002 Range

Pertemps
3.8

Pertemps

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £12

£9

£12

£9 - £12 Range

Wren Kitchens
4.2

Wren Kitchens

Machine Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £14

£10

£14

£10 - £14 Range

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Unilever
4.2

Unilever

Machine Operator

£32,500

 /yr
Range: £15K - £42K

£15K

£42K

£15,313 - £42,152 Range

Manpower
4.1

Manpower

Machine Operator - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £8 - £18

£8

£18

£8 - £18 Range

Interaction Recruitment
3.2

Interaction Recruitment

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £7 - £12

£7

£12

£7 - £12 Range

Hales Group
3.8

Hales Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £11

£9

£11

£9 - £11 Range

SAICA
3

SAICA

Machine Operator

£31,935

 /yr
Range: £26K - £47K

£26K

£47K

£26,139 - £46,613 Range

Meridian Business Support
4

Meridian Business Support

Machine Operator - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £8 - £11

£8

£11

£8 - £11 Range

E3 Recruitment
5

E3 Recruitment

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £10 - £10

£10

£10

£10 - £10 Range

Major Recruitment

Machine Operator - Hourly

£13

 /hr
Range: £9 - £15

£9

£15

£9 - £15 Range

Start People
4.5

Start People

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £11

£9

£11

£9 - £11 Range

Bluetree Group
4.1

Bluetree Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £9 - £10

£9

£10

£9 - £10 Range

Quest Employment
3.4

Quest Employment

Machine Operator - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £11

£9

£11

£9 - £11 Range

Müller UK & Ireland
3

Müller UK & Ireland

Machine Operator - Hourly

£13

 /hr
Range: £9 - £22

£9

£22

£9 - £22 Range

New Appointments Group
2.5

New Appointments Group

Machine Operator - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £9 - £17

£9

£17

£9 - £17 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.

£11
hourly
A Filler Operator in the Birmingham Area area reported making £11 per hour
Job Highlights
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
£10
hourly
A Shelf Stacker in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £10 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£22,500
per year
A Production Operator in the Glasgow Area area reported making £22,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£2,000
monthly
A Production Operator in the Cardiff Area area reported making £2,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cardiff Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£21,607
per year
A Machine Operator in the London Area area reported making £21,607 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£28,000
per year
A Printer Operator in the Preston Area area reported making £28,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Preston Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£9
hourly
A Ride Operator in the Birmingham Area area reported making £9 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£24,319
per year
A Machine Operator in the Leeds Area area reported making £24,319 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Leeds Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£29,287
per year
A Production Operator in the Gloucester Area area reported making £29,287 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Gloucester Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public