The average wage for a Polisher is $13.40 per hour.

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

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$10.41 - $20.37
$10
$13
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MEDIAN: $13.40
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$30,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,772 - $46,273  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $20.37  
   
Overtime
$14.76 - $30.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,772 - $46,273  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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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
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
067
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Polisher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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