$48,557
Avg. Salary
$13.91
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Polisher is $13.91 per hour.

The average pay for a Polisher is $48,557 per year.

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$10.33
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$13.91
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$20.87
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MEDIAN $13.91
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$24k
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$49k
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$167k
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MEDIAN $48,557
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$0$166K
Salary $24,083 - $166,873
Bonus $0.00 - $5,918
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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$22,376 - $50,301
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.33 - $20.87
Overtime $15.15 - $27.73
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,918
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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$22,376 - $50,301
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 153

Job Description for Polisher

Polishers are primarily responsible for polishing and buffing stainless steel parts while removing defects such as spots or scratches. They also cut and rake wheel belts and test machinery and equipment for errors and deficiencies. They must make the proper selections of grit belts, wheels, or machines to be used, and they may also train new employees in the use of machines as determined by an immediate supervisor.

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Polisher Tasks
  • Polish and sand stone using a variety of tools, machines, and chemicals.
  • Ensure final product meets quality standards.
  • Operate, clean, and adjust polishing and cutting equipment.

Polisher Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Polisher

Pay by Experience for a Polisher has a positive trend. An entry-level Polisher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 54 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Polisher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Polisher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 8 salaries. A Polisher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 10 salaries.

Polisher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Polisher?

Polisher in Yuba City:
"It'll buff out."
Pros: Challenging, attention to detail.
Cons: Time consuming. When there's lots of cars to be done. Some take an hour or two sometimes, depending on what needs to be polished and how much dirt is in the paint job.

Polisher in Warsaw:
"Polisher."
Pros: Manufacturing precision medical technologies.
Cons: College educated idiots and people who don't take pride in their work.

Polisher in Macomb:
"Good."
Pros: It is a skill, and it is not hard to learn.
Cons: Nothing. I get along well with everyone. I make mistakes here and there but who doesn't ?

Key Stats for Polisher

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Polisher Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲23%

National Average
$31,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 45%