Average Grinder Setup Operator Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Grinder Setup Operator is $16.22.
MEDIAN $16.22
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $24
$590 - $2,543
Total Pay
$23,817 - $54,374

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Job Description for Grinder Setup Operator

Grinder Setup Operator Tasks
  • Set up, maintain and operate grinding machinery.
  • Select and switch parts and tools to create appropriate products.
  • Inspect and verify product quality and output.
  • Read specifications, drawings and reports to calibrate machinery.

Job Satisfaction for Grinder Setup Operator

3.3 out of 5

Career Paths

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Grinder Setup Operator
Precision Grinder
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Ma...
Technical Support Specialist
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Popular Skills for Grinder Setup Operator

Skills in Precision Measurement, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Grinding Tools are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Precision Machining.

Pay by Experience Level for Grinder Setup Operator

An early career Grinder Setup Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.97 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Grinder Setup Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.30 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Grinder Setup Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.65 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.

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