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Precision Grinder Salary

A sizeable majority of Precision Grinders in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $17.45 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$12.01 - $23.60
MEDIAN: $17.00

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$12.01 - $23.60  
$17.64 - $36.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0.00 - $2,061  
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).
$26,348 - $54,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 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.

Precision Grinder Job Listings

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Typical Precision Grinders report a focused set of job skills. Grinding Tools and Precision Machining are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Precision Machining.

Pay by Experience Level for Precision Grinder

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

In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $32K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $36K on average. Precision Grinders claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $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

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Precision Grinder Salaries

Grinding Tools
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National Average

Precision Machining
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Job Satisfaction

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


5 %
95 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 18%