Grinder Setup Operator Salary (United States)

Men make up the majority of Grinder Setup Operators in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $16.09 per hour. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and around one third earn vision coverage. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Grinder Setup Operator Salary (?
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$10.63 - $21.25
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.63 - $21.25  
   
Overtime
$15.64 - $36.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,394  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,322 - $55,691  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Job Description for Grinder Setup Operator

  • Inspect and verify product quality and output.
  • Read specifications, drawings and reports to calibrate machinery.
  • Set up, maintain and operate grinding machinery.
  • Select and switch parts and tools to create appropriate products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Grinder Setup Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Though Grinder Setup Operators can expect regular salary growth as they advance in their careers, experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase. Standard salaries begin at $28K and can reach $33K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $35K. Grinder Setup Operators experience only minor salary growth after working for two decades, bringing in around $42K. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; more than half of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Experience Affects Grinder Setup Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$34,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 13%
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