Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (51-9021)

Set up, operate, or tend machines to crush, grind, or polish materials, such as coal, glass, grain, stone, food, or rubber.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 75 94 25.33 3 7 12
United States 32600 31000 0.0 1000 2700 3500
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is robust with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 19.85 12.79 15.16 18.93 23.78 28.98

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.