Career Outlook for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Also known as:
Aluminum Polisher, Deburring Machine Operator, Jewel Bearing Facer, Metal Grinder, Tool Polishing Machine Operator

The overall job outlook for Metal or Plastic Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, or Buffing Machine Tool Setter/Operator careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 29.56 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.85 percent per year. Demand for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders is expected to go up, with an expected 1,230 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 0.20 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders in the following states

California 7,520
Ohio 5,940
Michigan 5,080
Indiana 4,430
Illinois 4,040
Wisconsin 3,890
Texas 3,720
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Nebraska
50
Delaware
50
Montana
90
Maine
150
Idaho
180
South Dakota
200
Louisiana
200