Cutting, Punching, Press Machine Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary

A Cutting, Punching, Press Machine Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic earns an average wage of $13.97 per hour. A skill in Quality Assurance / Quality Control is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$19,404 - $51,993
$19K
$35K
$52K
MEDIAN: $35,097
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50%
90%

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$10.04 - $18.85
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.97
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,404 - $51,993  
   
Bonus
$110.00 - $8,500  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,441 - $42,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.04 - $18.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.45  
Overtime
$14.59 - $29.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$110.00 - $8,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,441 - $42,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 429

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Job Description for Cutting, Punching, Press Machine Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic

Cutting, punching, and press machine setters/operators/tenders for metal and plastic work with machines to manipulate metal and plastic for their employer.

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Cutting, Punching, Press Machine Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic Tasks

  • Set up and operate a variety of manual machines.
  • Follow quality testing and inspect parts using precision gauges and measuring instruments and equipment.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and specifications.
  • Adjust machine feed and speed and change tooling and cutters to machine parts to specification.
  • Set up and operate precision manual and computerized machining centers.

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Cutting, Punching, Press Machine Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Cutting, Punching, Press Machine Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic?

Cutting, Punching, Press Machine Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic in Hamburg:
"Inspection."
Developing a good eye for what good parts look like will go a long way toward doing well in this job.

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Key Stats for Cutting, Punching, Press Machine Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Cutting, Punching, Press Machine Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Cutting, Punching, Press Machine Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲13%


National Average
$31,000

Precision Measurement
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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