Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7231  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Machinists set up and operate a variety of machine tools to cut or grind metal, plastic or other materials to make or modify parts or products with precise dimensions. Machining and tooling inspectors inspect machined parts and tooling in order to maintain quality control standards. They are employed by machinery, equipment, motor vehicle, automotive parts, aircraft and other metal products manufacturing companies and by machine shops.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Aircraft Engine Parts Machinist
  • Aircraft Machinist
  • Apprentice Automotive Machinist
  • Apprentice Machinist
  • Auto Parts Machine Shop Inspector
  • Automotive Machinist
  • Aviation Machinist
  • Ballistic Laboratory Machinist
  • Bench Machinist
  • CNC (computer Numerical Control) Machinist
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist
  • Computer-assisted Machinist
  • Diesel Engine Machinist
  • Differential Gear Testing Machinist
  • Dimensional Inspector - Machine Shop
  • Electrical Machinist
  • Experimental Machinist
  • Firearms Machining Inspector
  • Firearms Model Maker Machinist
  • Gear Inspector-machinist
  • Gear Tester-machinist
  • General Machinist
  • Journeyman/woman Machinist
  • Machine Shop Charge Hand
  • Machine Shop Inspector
  • Machined Parts Inspector
  • Machining And Tooling Inspector
  • Machining Inspector
  • Machinist
  • Machinist Apprentice
  • Maintenance Machinist
  • Master Machinist
  • Model Maker Machinist
  • Motion Picture Equipment Machinist
  • Mould And Core Machinist
  • Mouldmaking Machinist
  • NC (numerically Controlled) Machinist
  • Precision Machinist
  • Printing Press Machinist
  • Propeller Inspector - Machining
  • Prototype Machinist
  • Set-up Machinist
  • Tool And Die Inspector
  • Tool And Gauge Inspector
  • Tooling Inspector
  • Toolroom Inspector
  • Toolroom Machinist
  • Turbine Blade Machinist
  • Automotive Machinist
  • Aviation Machinist
  • General Machinist
  • Machine Shop Inspector
  • Machined Parts Inspector
  • Machining Inspector
  • Machinist
  • Machinist Apprentice
  • Tooling Inspector
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist
  • GUNDRILL
  • Weekend CNC Operator
  • CNC Operator

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for machinists and machining and tooling inspectors.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $53,509
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $59,542
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $61,992
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $56,960
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for machinists and machining and tooling inspectors.

Gender Median Income
Male $56,960
Female $56,911
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (20 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for machinists and machining and tooling inspectors.

$0.00
Lowest Observed
$73,021.00
Highest Observed
$39,000.00
25th Percentile
$47,623.55
Average
$50,700.00
Median
$58,500.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for machinists and machining and tooling inspectors

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 65
35 to 44 years 85
45 to 54 years 145
55 to 64 years 125
65 to 74 years 25
75 years and over 0
Total 460
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for machinists and machining and tooling inspectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 95
Part Time 380
Total 475
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for machinists and machining and tooling inspectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 470
Female 10
Total 475
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for machinists and machining and tooling inspectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 435
Self Employed 25
Total 460
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for machinists and machining and tooling inspectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 455
Unemployed 10
Total 460
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for machinists and machining and tooling inspectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 30
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 105
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 140
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 180
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 25
Total 475
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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