Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Operators
Wages & Outlook
Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.
This career pays below the statewide median wage.
Wages for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Operators *
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.
In Minnesota, there are 1,790 workers employed in this small career.
Where do Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Operators most often work?
- Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
- Primary Metal Manufacturing
- Machinery Manufacturing
- Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
- Miscellaneous Manufacturing
This career is currently in moderate demand.
This career is shrinking.
There will be a need for about 2,399 new Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Operators to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.
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