Precision Grinder Salary
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.Read More...
Precision grinders are tasked with evaluating pictures, diagrams, and schematics to determine the appropriate way to grind, and they are physically responsible for all work involved in the grinding process. The work environment is often a garage-type setting, which may have little ventilation or insulation and become hot in the summer and cold in the winter. These grinders work closely with supervisors throughout these processes, from evaluating and grinding to the finished product, and they are also responsible for keeping supervisors updated on the parts they are grinding. At least one year of prior experience in grinding or similar work is often required for this position, and applicants must also be able to evaluate diagrams and grind metal accordingly. Precision grinders usually work during regularly weekly business hours.
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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Pay by Experience Level for Precision Grinder
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Precision Grinders, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $31K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $39K. Precision Grinders see a median salary of $40K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $46K.