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Polishing Machine Operator Salary

$39,753 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$624

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Polishing Machine Operator is $39,753 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Polishing Machine Operator is between $29,967 and $47,883. 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:
  • Prepares and operates belt sanding machine to polish flat metal surfaces, such as small arms parts and metal strips.
  • Pushes button to lower drive wheel and installs abrasive belt of specified grit, using wrenches.
  • Places metal part on conveyor belt, and turns knobs to raise conveyor and bring work piece into contact with polishing belt.
  • Turns valves to regulate flow of coolant onto polishing belt and starts machine.
  • Examines first run part to determine conformance of finish to specifications and adjusts height of conveyor as indicated to achieve specified finish.
Polishing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 31,890

Estimated population of Polishing Machine Operator jobs: 1,960

Rate of error: 2.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,085
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Polishing Machine Operator Job Listings for United States

Polisher/Machine Operator
Dec 2
San Jose, CA, USA
Balance Staffing - San Jose
Operating 5 wafer polishing machines at a time * Monitoring and timing all machines * Wear protective gear such as hair nets, smocks, and gloves * Maintain and clean machines utilizing brushes and ...
Machine Operator - Polishing 1st and 2nd shift
Oct 21
Hammond, WI, USA
Guy Metals
Wet polisher operators needed to work for a growing company. We will train the right individuals ... Operate polishing machine * Maintain the utmost quality * Inspect material for defects * Work in a ...
Machine Operator $15
Dec 6
Kernersville, NC, USA
Staffing Logistics
Now Hiring Machine Operators in Kernersville, NC 12:30pm-8:30pm (Very little over time needed) (May ... CNC, Polishing Machinery, & Tempering Oven Experience a BIG plus!!! * Self starter MUST HAVE A ...
Machine Operator
Nov 13
Huntington Beach, CA, USA
Eastridge Workforce Solutions
Machine Operator Assistant Direct hire opportunity for a growing electronic company in Huntington Beach, CA ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Polishing, deburring and tapping · In-house ...
Machine operators
Dec 2
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Staffing Network/QPA
Hand Grinding and Polishing Worker" ... 2) Grind, sand, clean, or polish objects or parts to ... May signal operator of crane to fill feed hoppers with stock. * 6) May set up machine for ...

The average pay for a Polishing Machine Operator is $39,753 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Polishing Machine Operator is between $29,967 and $47,883. 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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Polisher/Machine Operator
Dec 2
San Jose, CA, USA
Balance Staffing - San Jose
Operating 5 wafer polishing machines at a time * Monitoring and timing all machines * Wear protective gear such as hair nets, smocks, and gloves * Maintain and clean machines utilizing brushes and ...
Machine Operator - Polishing 1st and 2nd shift
Oct 21
Hammond, WI, USA
Guy Metals
Wet polisher operators needed to work for a growing company. We will train the right individuals ... Operate polishing machine * Maintain the utmost quality * Inspect material for defects * Work in a ...
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