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Grinder Setup Operator Salary
in Los Angeles, California

$54,631 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$956

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grinder Setup Operator is $54,631 a year and $26 an hour in Los Angeles, California, United States. The average salary range for a Grinder Setup Operator is between $40,238 and $66,637. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Los Angeles, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and prepares grinding machines to grind threads on metal objects, such as screws, bolts, and micrometer spindles, and to grind internal and external surfaces of metal work pieces to specifications, following tooling instructions, standard charts, blueprints, and job orders, applying knowledge of grinding procedures.
  • Reads blueprint and job order for product specifications, such as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be ground, and tooling instructions, such as grinding speeds, feed rates, holding fixtures, and grinding wheel to be used.
  • Mounts wheel on spindle, using wrenches.
  • Dresses wheel to specifications, using dressing device.
  • Sets machine controls to specified grinding speeds, feed rates, and angle of wheel.
  • Positions and tightens cams and stops to control depth of cut and length of stroke.
  • Lifts and positions work piece, manually or using hoist, and secures work piece on faceplate or magnetic chuck, in fixture or chuck, or directly to machine table.
  • Starts machine and activates controls to feed wheel against work piece or vice versa, or engages automatic feeding device.
  • Verifies dimensions of finished work piece for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, preset gauges, load test equipment, thread measuring wires, and thread gauges.
  • Changes worn grinding wheel, using wrenches.
  • May place work piece in hopper or fixture of automatic feeding device.
  • May grind nonmetallic materials.
  • May be required to have experience with custom or production work or with specific type of machine, material, or product.
Grinder Setup Operator Job Prevalence in Los Angeles, California, United States

Job family: Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 74,600

Estimated population of Grinder Setup Operator jobs: 3,062

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$63,332
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Grinder Setup Operator Job Listings for Los Angeles, California

CNC Operator
Jul 17
Compton, CA, USA
SkillsetGroup - Professional Staffing Solutions
Perform first article setup by loading the correct program and setting tool offset. * Validate ... Surface grinders * CNC 3-axis vertical machining centers * Fanuc Controllers * Fadal CNC88 * CNC ...
Urgent Tool Room Machinist (1st Shift) Needed!
Jul 16
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Amtec Inc.
Plans the setup and operation of all types of machine shop tools, considering the types of ... and operating manual equipment (Bridgeport, Engine Lathe, Surface Grinder and Cut-off Saws
CNC Machinist
Jun 25
Paramount, CA, USA
SkillsetGroup - Professional Staffing Solutions
Perform first article setup by loading the correct program and setting tool offset. * Validate ... Surface grinders * CNC 3-axis vertical machining centers * Fanuc Controllers * Fadal CNC88 * CNC ...
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Jun 25
Los Angeles, CA, USA
EMC Financial
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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grinder Setup Operator is $54,631 a year and $26 an hour in Los Angeles, California, United States. The average salary range for a Grinder Setup Operator is between $40,238 and $66,637. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Los Angeles, California.

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Grinder Setup Operator Job Listings for Los Angeles, California

CNC Operator
Jul 17
Compton, CA, USA
SkillsetGroup - Professional Staffing Solutions
Perform first article setup by loading the correct program and setting tool offset. * Validate ... Surface grinders * CNC 3-axis vertical machining centers * Fanuc Controllers * Fadal CNC88 * CNC ...
Urgent Tool Room Machinist (1st Shift) Needed!
Jul 16
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Amtec Inc.
Plans the setup and operation of all types of machine shop tools, considering the types of ... and operating manual equipment (Bridgeport, Engine Lathe, Surface Grinder and Cut-off Saws
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