Precision Grinder Salary

Precision Grinders in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $16.16 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a little over a half receive dental plans. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,905 - $47,424
$45K
MEDIAN: $44,667
50%

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$11.97 - $23.96
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.16
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$44,667  
   
Bonus
$975  
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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$25,651 - $54,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.97 - $23.96  
   
Overtime
$16.64 - $36.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$975  
   
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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$25,651 - $54,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 148

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Job Description for Precision Grinder

Precision grinders are responsible for grinding metal and other materials, as well as making tools, operating grinders, and following specifications to achieve the correct requirements for each part. They should be able to multitask on a variety of projects and use hand tools such as pliers and screwdrivers to facilitate their work, and they're also tasked with operating angle grinders to arrange parts and measuring with precise instrumentation.

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Precision Grinder Tasks

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

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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. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $31K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $37K. For Precision Grinders, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $39K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $47K on average.

Precision Grinder Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Precision Grinder

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Precision Grinder Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Precision Grinder Salaries

Grinding Tools
▲9%

National Average
$37,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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