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Cutter Grinder Operator Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$43,641 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$711

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cutter Grinder Operator is $43,641 a year and $21 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Cutter Grinder Operator is between $32,498 and $52,921. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Cutter Grinder Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and prepares grinding machines, such as surface and universal, carbide, drill, and tool-and-cutter grinders, to sharpen cutting tools to specifications, using blueprints, job orders, and knowledge of abrasives and metal properties.
  • Examines blueprints and job orders to plan production sequence.
  • Picks grinding wheel of shape and grade and attaches to spindle, using wrenches.
  • Positions and secures cutting tool on machine table, using magnetic chuck or holding fixture, or mounts tool on arbor and clamps between centers.
  • Turns hand wheels to position table or spindle to obtain specified taper and bevel on edges of cutting tools.
  • Moves controls to set cutting tool rotation speed, feed rate, and grinding wheel rotation speed.
  • Starts machine and turns wheel or engages feed to move work piece to grinding wheel.
  • Measures sharpened cutting tools to verify conformance to specifications, using fixed gauges, micrometers, calipers, optical comparators, and surface gauges.
  • Dresses abrasive wheel to change cutting action or shape.
  • May grind special form tools, involving special setups and wheel dressing.
  • May analyze specifications and select tooling to be used on production jobs.
  • May design, modify, or make special tools according to specifications or tooling requirements.
  • May braze or solder carbide tips to cutting tools.
  • May be required to have specialized experience with particular type of cutting tool sharpened or machine operated.
Cutter Grinder Operator Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Job family population: 8,060

Estimated population of Cutter Grinder Operator jobs: 649

Rate of error: 4.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$50,591
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, the fourth-largest metropolitan area in...

Cutter Grinder Operator Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

Multi-Axis Grinder Operator
Jun 11
Arlington, TX, USA
Iscar Metals, Inc.
Iscar Metals, Inc. a dynamic and innovative company in the cutting tool industry, is seeking a Multi-Axis Grinder Operator to join our team at our corporate office in Arlington, Texas. Shift: 1st ...
Machine Operator-Winder
Jul 9
Greenville, TX, USA
BCforward
Machine Operator-Winder Location : Greenville, TX 75401 Expected Duration : 6 Months Shift Timings ... cutting, grinding, machining, stamping, and painting. · Operate machine equipment safely and in ...
Mold Maker - EDM Sinker Operator
Jun 20
Farmers Branch, TX, USA
TRS Craft Services Dallas
... polishers, grinders, saws, heat treat, EDM, CNC machines, mills, lathes, etc.), cutting tools ... operating CNC equipment * Ability to use precision measuring tools related to the tool room and ...
Production Laborer - Manufacturing - Bilingual Spanish/English
Jul 9
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Oar Staffing
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May 20
Ennis, TX, USA
TRS Craft Services Aliso Viejo
After creating the cutting lines, they cut the plastic material to the specified measurements with ... They are also involved in operating the oven to cure plastic components or parts. They use the ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cutter Grinder Operator is $43,641 a year and $21 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Cutter Grinder Operator is between $32,498 and $52,921. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Cutter Grinder Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Cutter Grinder Operator Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

Multi-Axis Grinder Operator
Jun 11
Arlington, TX, USA
Iscar Metals, Inc.
Iscar Metals, Inc. a dynamic and innovative company in the cutting tool industry, is seeking a Multi-Axis Grinder Operator to join our team at our corporate office in Arlington, Texas. Shift: 1st ...
Machine Operator-Winder
Jul 9
Greenville, TX, USA
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Machine Operator-Winder Location : Greenville, TX 75401 Expected Duration : 6 Months Shift Timings ... cutting, grinding, machining, stamping, and painting. · Operate machine equipment safely and in ...
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