The average hourly pay for a Press Brake Operator in Los Angeles, California is $15.50.
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Job Description for Press Brake Operator
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 pro…Read more
Press Brake Operator Tasks
- 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.
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Employees with Press Brake Operator in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 23.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (22.3% more) and Portland, Oregon (18.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (6.8% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (3.2% less).
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