Precision Grinder Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Precision Grinders earn an average of $17.41 per hour. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. Most Precision Grinders report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$12.00 - $23.60
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $23.60  
   
Overtime
$17.72 - $36.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,066  
   
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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$26,348 - $54,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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Job Description for Precision Grinder

  • Dismantle and reassemble parts as necessary to perform grinding operations.
  • Set up grinding equipment, set proper angle and radii and dress wheels to shape.
  • Establish correct relationships between interrelated dimensions and radii and maintain extremely close tolerances.
  • Operate grinder.
  • Perform minor machine repair as necessary.

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Job skills reported by Precision Grinders are limited. Grinding Tools and Precision Machining are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Precision Machining.

Pay by Experience Level for Precision Grinder

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


Precision Grinders with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $32K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $37K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $41K in this role. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $50K on average.

Precision Grinder Reviews

What is it like working as a Precision Grinder?

Precision Grinder in Russia:
"Precision Grinding."
Pros: Very good high skilled job lots of skill and talent needed.
Cons: The job is very stressful an overwhelming at times.

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Experience Affects Precision Grinder Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Precision Grinder Salaries

Grinding Tools
up arrow 5%

National Average
$39,000

Precision Machining
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 17%
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