Crushing, Grinding, And Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

Training Requirements for Crushing, Grinding, And Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders
Percent
Less than High School 19.4
High School 45.1
Some College 22.4
Associates Degree 5.5
Bachelors Degree 6.6
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment Outlook for Crushing, Grinding, And Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

This represents about 30,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 2,000 less crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 6,000 more.

Typical Income for Crushing, Grinding, And Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

Hourly Income

On average,crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders make $17.33 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders $10.61 $12.84 $16.53 $21.06 $25.03
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Other production occupations $9.82 $11.60 $15.15 $20.21 $26.55
Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers $10.55 $12.92 $16.56 $21.17 $25.88
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders make $36,050 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders $22,060 $26,700 $34,390 $43,800 $52,060
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Other production occupations $20,420 $24,120 $31,520 $42,030 $55,220
Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers $21,940 $26,860 $34,440 $44,040 $53,830
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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