How much does a Punch Press Operator make? The median annual Punch Press Operator salary is $38,370, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $32,557-$43,031, 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 $38,370, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Punch Press Operator in the United States are expected to make less than $38,370.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
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 July 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. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. May be entry level if some experience in the skill Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. View full job description