Salary for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Also known as:  Beveling and Edging Machine Operator, Beveller Operator, Blanchard Grinder Operator, Crusher Plant Operator, Cullet Crusher and Washer, Industrial Coffee Grinder, Marble and Granite Polisher, Mix Crusher Operator, Pulverizer Operator

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These employees set up, tend, operate and control machines that crush or grind materials. These include coal, food, glass, grain, rubber and stone. Potential applicants for this position are usually asked to have completed their high school diploma or GED in order to be considered. After being hired, an employer usually requires up to one year of job training on-site.

A Crushing, Grinding, or Polishing Machine Setter/Operator can get salaries ranging from 24000 to 36000 depending on seniority. Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders usually receive an average compensation of Thirty Three Thousand Six Hundred dollars per year.

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders are compensated the highest in Hawaii, where they get a compensation of approximately $57860. People in this job function have the highest average potential salary in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, which has job pay of $43670.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.94 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $43,670
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $38,840
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $35,560
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $34,870
Transportation and Warehousing $34,440
Manufacturing $33,060
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $28,640
Retail Trade $30,420
Construction $31,120
Wholesale Trade $31,280
Other Services (except Public Administration) $32,630
Manufacturing $33,060
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