How much does a Punch Press Operator make? The median annual Punch Press Operator salary is $37,895, as of January 30, 2017, with a range usually between $32,162-$42,499, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Punch Press Operator in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Punch Press Operator in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Punch Press Operator in the United States is $37,895, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Punch Press Operator in the United States are expected to make less than $37,895.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Punch Press Operator that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Punch Press Operator are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 2017
Configures and operates mechanical press equipment to shape materials used in manufacturing operations. Performs operations such as blanking, bending, punching, forming, etc., on a variety of materials, based on blueprints and other instructions. Responsibilities include configuring equipment and calibrating gauge settings, recognizing condition of dies, loading materials onto the equipment, feeding material through die, and positioning and removing parts from the die. Keeps a record of number of pieces made and of routine equipment maintenance performed. Reads work schedule to ascertain production information, such as size, type, and quantity to be processed. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 1-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. View full job description