1. Skip to content

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Operators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

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: $24.32
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Operators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$16.62 $19.38 $24.26
Minnesota
$19.19 $24.32 $29.87
Central Minnesota
$19.18 $23.14 $24.30
Northeast Minnesota
$29.14 $29.19 $30.93
Northwest Minnesota
$21.96 $24.29 $28.24
Southeast Minnesota
$16.03 $22.77 $28.33
Southwest Minnesota
$18.97 $23.70 $25.06
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$18.99 $21.60 $25.06

* "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.

See more wage detail.

 

Employment

In Minnesota, there are 900 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Operators most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,194 new Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing 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.

 

Employment Outlook for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Operators
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 32,600 32,500 -100 -0.4%
Minnesota 1,092 1,099 7 0.6%
Central Minnesota 189 200 11 5.8%
Northeast Minnesota 179 163 -16 -8.9%
Northwest Minnesota 81 81 0 0%
Southwest Minnesota 322 327 5 1.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 213 214 1 0.5%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




x

CAREERwise Newsletter

Sign up to receive email updates from CAREERwise.