The average pay for a Polisher is $13.32 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$24,490 - $38,000
$30K
MEDIAN: $30,000
50%

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$10.17 - $20.56
$10
$13
$21
MEDIAN: $13.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$30,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,579 - $46,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $20.56  
   
Overtime
$14.64 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Total Pay (?
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$22,579 - $46,618  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Job Description for Polisher

Polishers are primarily responsible for polishing and buffing stainless steel parts while removing defects such as spots or scratches. They also cut and rake wheel belts and test machinery and equipment for errors and deficiencies. They must make the proper selections of grit belts, wheels, or machines to be used, and they may also train new employees in the use of machines as determined by an immediate supervisor.

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Polisher Tasks

  • Polish and sand stone using a variety of tools, machines, and chemicals.
  • Ensure final product meets quality standards.
  • Operate, clean, and adjust polishing and cutting equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Polisher

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

Key Stats for Polisher

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Polisher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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