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Tool Grinders - Wages and 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.

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 $14.59 $18.01 $21.67
Yearly $30,353 $37,458 $45,081
    Bloomington Area Hourly $15.98 $19.77 $24.04
Yearly $33,235 $41,118 $50,007
    Cook County Hourly $13.89 $19.23 $21.77
Yearly $28,886 $40,006 $45,285
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $13.41 $15.56 $21.25
Yearly $27,884 $32,375 $44,206
    Du Page County Hourly $14.56 $19.13 $22.39
Yearly $30,280 $39,784 $46,575
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $15.50 $16.71 $17.91
Yearly $32,242 $34,749 $37,256
    Rockford Area Hourly $15.11 $16.66 $18.21
Yearly $31,423 $34,645 $37,868
United States Hourly $12.65 $16.50 $21.09
Yearly $26,300 $34,310 $43,880
The minimum wage in Illinois is $8.25 per hour. For some occupations the reported wages are less than this amount. This is because the wage information was collected before the minimum wage was raised to its current rate.


    

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