Average Hourly Rate for Defiance Metal Products Employees

Operating out of Defiance, Ohio, fabricated metal product manufacturing company Defiance Metal Products employs talent in positions ranging from Laser Machine Operator to Press Brake Operator. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $26.56), people who work for Defiance Metal Products earn a median wage of $12.59 per hour. For the most part, employee paychecks at Defiance Metal Products fluctuate depending on how long you've been working; geography and your role at the company also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Defiance Metal Products Hourly Rate


Cutting, Punching, Press Machine Setter / Operator / Tender, Metal and Plastic
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Laser Machine Operator (Metal Fabrication)
2 profiles

Press Brake Operator
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
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About This Company

Defiance, Ohio 

Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $12.97 per hour. The largest slice of the Defiance Metal Products workforce (55 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $10.88 per hour.


By state, Ohio offers the highest pay at $12.86 per hour.


Press Brake Operators are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing about $13.00 per hour; Laser Machine Operators are next on the list, bringing in close to around $12.38 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

American Welding Society Members earn approximately $18.68 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts.


In this position, it pays to have Blueprints in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $16.00 per hour. Precision Measurement is a popular skill among Defiance Metal Products workers, with over a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all workers participate in a 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a fair number of employees and dental coverage for the larger part of respondents.

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Key Stats for Defiance Metal Products


33 %
67 %
Hourly Rate
Hourly Rate
$11 - $19

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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