Tool Grinders


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Tool Grinders

Tool Grinders - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer and area of the country. The tool grinder's level of experience and skill also affect wages. In general, tool grinders who belong to a union earn higher wages.

Tool grinders who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance. Some employers also provide a retirement plan.

Tool grinders, filers, and sharpeners (SOC 51-4194)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $18.63 $23.26 $27.62
Yearly $38,747 $48,382 $57,457
    Cook County Hourly $18.93 $22.07 $26.00
Yearly $39,381 $45,910 $54,078
    Du Page County Hourly $22.10 $25.36 $28.97
Yearly $45,961 $52,752 $60,250
United States Hourly $15.10 $18.91 $24.58
Yearly $31,400 $39,330 $51,130

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.