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Knife Grinder Salary
in United Kingdom

£25,818 (GBP)

Average Salary

£12/hr

Average Hourly

£390

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 26, 2020

The average pay for a Knife Grinder is £25,818 a year and £12 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Knife Grinder is between £19,436 and £31,098. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates grinding machines to shape and sharpen planer knives and woodworking machine cutters according to specifications: positions and secures workpiece or sheet stock, template, and machine accessories onto machine, using handtools.
  • Turns handwheels to set travel and pressure of cutterhead or knife stock across or against grinding wheel to shape or sharpen workpiece.
  • Starts machine and observes grinding operation to verify conformance to specifications.
  • May cut out plastic templates used to fabricate knives and cutterheads.
  • May hone cutting edge of ground knives, using whetstone and oil.
  • May cut and grind silicon carbide jointing stones to match pattern of knives.
  • May select and install grinding wheels on machine, using handtools, applying knowledge of product specifications and abrasives.
  • May manipulate blade across grinding wheel by hand.
  • May turn valve to control flow of coolant.
  • May sharpen or shape knives and saw blades, using handtools.
  • May sharpen bits and boring tool bit sharpener.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£29,930
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United Kingdom

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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Knife Grinder is £25,818 a year and £12 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Knife Grinder is between £19,436 and £31,098. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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