Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners


Will "Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's highly likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 88% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

People Employed


as of 2016

Median Annual Wage


or $17.62 hourly

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How this compares with other jobs: 522 out of 707

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Job description

Perform precision smoothing, sharpening, polishing, or grinding of metal objects.

SOC Code: 51-4194

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