Press Brake Operator Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Press Brake Operator is $15.22 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Press Brake Operator Salary (?
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$11.78 - $19.71
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $19.71  
   
Overtime
$17.46 - $31.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $4,918  
Total Pay (?
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$25,038 - $43,670  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 253
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Job Description for Press Brake Operator

  • Inspect products, make corrections and ensure quality.
  • Measure, align, and position materials.
  • Set up and operate press brake machinery and related equipment.
  • Maintain a safe and hygienic workspace.

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Pay by Experience Level for Press Brake Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Press Brake Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$33,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Press Brake Operator Salaries

Machine Operation
up arrow 8%
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 6%
Blueprints
0%
National Average
$33,000

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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 24%
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