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Tool Grinder Operator Salary
in Columbus, Ohio

$43,669 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$712

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tool Grinder Operator is $43,669 a year and $21 an hour in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Tool Grinder Operator is between $32,520 and $52,956. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Columbus, Ohio.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and prepares grinding machines, such as surface and universal, carbide, drill, and tool-and-cutter grinders, to sharpen cutting tools to specifications, using blueprints, job orders, and knowledge of abrasives and metal properties.
  • Examines blueprints and job orders to plan production sequence.
  • Picks grinding wheel of shape and grade and attaches to spindle, using wrenches.
  • Positions and secures cutting tool on machine table, using magnetic chuck or holding fixture, or mounts tool on arbor and clamps between centers.
  • Turns hand wheels to position table or spindle to obtain specified taper and bevel on edges of cutting tools.
  • Moves controls to set cutting tool rotation speed, feed rate, and grinding wheel rotation speed.
  • Starts machine and turns wheel or engages feed to move work piece to grinding wheel.
  • Measures sharpened cutting tools to verify conformance to specifications, using fixed gauges, micrometers, calipers, optical comparators, and surface gauges.
  • Dresses abrasive wheel to change cutting action or shape.
  • May grind special form tools, involving special setups and wheel dressing.
  • May analyze specifications and select tooling to be used on production jobs.
  • May design, modify, or make special tools according to specifications or tooling requirements.
  • May braze or solder carbide tips to cutting tools.
  • May be required to have specialized experience with particular type of cutting tool sharpened or machine operated.
Tool Grinder Operator Job Prevalence in Columbus, Ohio, United States

Job family: Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Job family population: 8,060

Estimated population of Tool Grinder Operator jobs: 649

Rate of error: 4.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$50,625
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Columbus ( kə-LUM-bəs) is the state capital and the largest city of and the most populous city in the U.S. State of Ohio. With a population of 892,533 as of 2018 estimates, it is the 14th-most populous city in the United States and one of the fastest growing large cities in the nation. This makes Columbus the third-most populous state capital in the US (after Phoenix, Arizona and Austin, Texas) and the second-most populous city in the Midwest (after Chicago, Illinois). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses ten counties. With a population of 2,078,725, it is Ohio...

Tool Grinder Operator Job Listings for Columbus, Ohio

CNC Operator
Jul 12
Springfield, OH, USA
Express Professionals
Forklift and drill press experience required * Welding and grinding experience preferred ... Perform tool and die maintenance. * Do some minor welding. * Move product with a forklift.
Machinist
Jul 17
Newark, OH, USA
Ariel Corporation
Seeking machine operators with manufacturing experience and/or the desire to increase their skills ... Ability to grow and enhance skills on CNC mills, CNC lathes and/or CNC grinders * Experience with ...
Machinist
Jul 17
Mount Vernon, OH, USA
Ariel Corporation
Seeking machine operators with manufacturing experience and/or the desire to increase their skills ... Ability to grow and enhance skills on CNC mills, CNC lathes and/or CNC grinders * Experience with ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tool Grinder Operator is $43,669 a year and $21 an hour in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Tool Grinder Operator is between $32,520 and $52,956. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Columbus, Ohio.

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Tool Grinder Operator Job Listings for Columbus, Ohio

CNC Operator
Jul 12
Springfield, OH, USA
Express Professionals
Forklift and drill press experience required * Welding and grinding experience preferred ... Perform tool and die maintenance. * Do some minor welding. * Move product with a forklift.
Machinist
Jul 17
Newark, OH, USA
Ariel Corporation
Seeking machine operators with manufacturing experience and/or the desire to increase their skills ... Ability to grow and enhance skills on CNC mills, CNC lathes and/or CNC grinders * Experience with ...
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