Precision Grinder Salary

Men make up the majority of Precision Grinders in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $17.01 per hour. Although roughly one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$11.76 - $22.78
(Median)
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.76 - $22.78  
   
Overtime
$16.56 - $35.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$26,130 - $54,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 184
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Job Description for Precision Grinder

Precision grinders are responsible for operating manual and CNC grinders. They must be able to interpret finished schematics and grind the metal appropriately, as well as grind a wide variety of metalworking and be willing to learn new techniques.

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Precision Grinder Tasks

  • 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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Survey takers who work as Precision Grinders report a focused set of job skills. Grinding Tools and Precision Machining are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Precision Machining.

Pay by Experience Level for Precision Grinder

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Precision Grinders. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $31K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $39K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $42K. Precision Grinders who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $47K.

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 24%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Precision Grinder Salaries

Grinding Tools
up arrow 6%

National Average
$38,000

Precision Machining
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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