Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, Buffing Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary

The average rate for a Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, Buffing Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic is $14.60 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$9.02 - $24.83
(Median)
$9
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.02 - $24.83  
   
Overtime
$22.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Total Pay (?
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$19,180 - $61,547  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, Buffing Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic

  • Use hoists or machinery to move work pieces and materials.
  • Inspect products to ensure meeting desired tolerances, reducing waste while not compromising speed.
  • Set up, monitor, and operate automated grinding equipment, calibrating for desired product.
  • Read and interpret blueprints to determine necessary work steps and operational sequences.

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Pay by Experience Level for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, Buffing Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, Buffing Machine Tool Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 58%

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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