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.