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Grinder Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$38,023 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grinder is $38,023 a year and $18 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Grinder is between $33,279 and $45,219. On average, a Less Than HS Degree is the highest level of education for a Grinder. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Grinds particles of solid plastics materials to specified size using machine.
  • Starts machine and dumps or shovels plastics into hopper.
  • Observes equipment to detect stoppages.
  • May clean equipment with air hose, scrapers, or brushes.
  • May tend machine that grinds scrap material for reuse and be designated regrinder operator.
Grinder Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 31,390

Estimated population of Grinder jobs: 484

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Grinder Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Grinder Operator
Jun 18
Everett, WA, USA
ULG Marine
Grinder Operator Duties · Sort scrap materials by color. · Identify all boxes of reground material by color number. · Keep various types of scrap (flex, purge, slugs, etc.) segregated for ...
Jun 14
Everett, WA, USA
SmartTalent Lynnwood
Machinist III or IV (Lathes) Sets up and operates basic, special purpose, grinding and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts. The role will ...
Apr 30
Everett, United States
UMBRA Cuscinetti
Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig bores, grinders, and shapers. * Calculates and sets ...
Machine Operator
May 6
Seattle, WA, USA
National Products Inc.
The Machine Operator removes finished or cured products from dies or molds, using hand tools, air hoses and other equipment; trims excess material from parts, using knives, and grind scrap plastic ...
Assembly Technician
Apr 25
Redmond, WA, USA
SmartTalent North End
Responsible for the assembly and production of prepped component, sub-assemblies and finished goods parts, while using a microscope and a variety of equipment such as grinder, rubber wheel, satin ...
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