Machinist | Hunter Industries

Average Pay Scale

$40,000-$65,000 *This figure represents the median wage for this career in San Diego County and not the wages of any specific interviewee

Occupational Outlook


About Machinist

Meet Scott Sanchez, a machinist at Hunter Industries that requires him to use a variety of tools and technologies to make other tools – a critical part of today’s advanced manufacturing industry. A Machinist is a tradesperson or trained professional who operates machine tools, and has the ability to set up tools such as milling machines, grinders, lathes, and drilling machines.

Common Skills Needed:

Operation & Control, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Operations Monitoring & Active Listening.

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Education Resources

MiraCosta College
Machinist Technology

Palomar Community College
Manufacturing Technologies