Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Press Brake Operator is $16.92
What Do Press Brake Operators Do?
Press brake operators are responsible for manufacturing tools, metal, and other pieces of equipment using a press brake. Press brakes, or brake presses, are "computer numeric controlled" (CNC) machine tools designed to make punches, bends, and cuts into sheet or plate material, particularly sheet metal.
Press brake operators are required to have thorough knowledge of this equipment, as their work primarily involves operating the machines and fabricating structural steel to produce a quality …Read more
- Set up and operate press brake machinery and related equipment.
- Maintain a safe and hygienic workspace.
- Inspect products, make corrections and ensure quality.
- Measure, align, and position materials.