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Hand Grinding and Polishing Workers

Grind, sand, or polish materials using hand tools.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$16.06 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -16.1%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate grinding equipment.
  • Apply solutions to production equipment.
  • Fill cracks, imperfections, or holes in products or workpieces.
  • Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Jewelry Polisher
Metal Finisher

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