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Metal Finisher Salary

$38,783 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$551

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a Metal Finisher is $38,783 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Metal Finisher is between $29,275 and $46,636. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Metal Finisher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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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Description:
  • Grinds, files, or sands surfaces of metal items, such as automobile bodies and household appliances, using handtools, power tools, and knowledge of metal finishing techniques: examines and feels surface of metal to detect defects, such as dents, scratches, or breaks in metal.
  • Removes dents, using hammer and dolly block, and fills uneven surface with molten solder.
  • Smooths surface of item to specified finish, using handtools and powered tools.
  • May polish metal surface, using powered polishing wheel or belt polisher.
Metal Finisher Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Job family population: 30,280

Estimated population of Metal Finisher jobs: 615

Rate of error: 3.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,960
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Metal Finisher Job Listings for United States

Metal Finisher
Oct 22
Midland, MI, USA
Spherion-Midland, Mi
Are you interested in working with metal? This is a great opportunity right in the Midland area for any who are interested in trying out fabrication or finishing (powder-coating & assembly) of metal ...
Metal Finisher
Sep 28
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Dalsin Industries
We are seeking a 2nd Shift Metal Finisher to become an integral part of our team! The Finisher will use specialized equipment to grind and polish new metal forms, some that require a high appearance ...
Metal Finisher
Sep 13
Madison, AL, USA
Onin Staffing
Metal Finisher- 2nd Shift (Training is 1st Shift) Pay depends on experience. Attention to detail. Blueprint experience is a plus. Computer savvy. Able to work with hand tools. Need slip/oil resistant ...
Metal Finisher
Sep 6
Erie, PA, USA
Infinity Resources
Job Title Metal Finisher About the company Our client, a local manufacturer of Ice Cube Machines is looking for an individual with metal finishing Experience. The company was founded in 1920 with ...
Metal Finisher *** Arab, AL***
Nov 1
Arab, AL, USA
Onin Staffing
The metal finishing operations and processes include the following functions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Belting/Polishing - uses conventional polishing and belting lathes for the specific belting and ...

The average pay for a Metal Finisher is $38,783 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Metal Finisher is between $29,275 and $46,636. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Metal Finisher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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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Metal Finisher
Oct 22
Midland, MI, USA
Spherion-Midland, Mi
Are you interested in working with metal? This is a great opportunity right in the Midland area for any who are interested in trying out fabrication or finishing (powder-coating & assembly) of metal ...
Metal Finisher
Sep 28
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Dalsin Industries
We are seeking a 2nd Shift Metal Finisher to become an integral part of our team! The Finisher will use specialized equipment to grind and polish new metal forms, some that require a high appearance ...
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