How much does a Punch Press Operator make in the United States? The average Punch Press Operator salary in the United States is $39,597 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $33,767 and $44,433. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View the Cost of Living in Major Cities
Punch Press Operator configures and operates electrically powered presses to cut, shape, and form metal, plastic, or other materials used in manufacturing operations. Performs operations such as blanking, bending, punching, and forming based on blueprints and other instructions. Being a Punch Press Operator 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 operational data and performs routine equipment maintenance. Additionally, Punch Press Operator monitors 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. The Punch Press Operator gaining or have attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Punch Press Operator typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)
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