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Barrel Straightener Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$40,731 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Barrel Straightener is $40,731 a year and $20 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Barrel Straightener is between $31,199 and $48,729. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Operates power press equipped with pressure blocks or dies to straighten warped or bent metal objects, such as plates, structural castings, shapes, forgings, and shafts to specified dimensions: examines workpiece to locate defects, using such devices as straightedge, deflection gauge, template, and square.
  • Positions and locks specified pressure blocks, or die, into ram of machine, or positions shims under high spots of workpiece.
  • Lifts and positions workpiece into bed of machine manually or using jib or crane.
  • Starts ram which presses out bent or high spots of workpiece.
  • Reexamines and repositions workpiece, changing shims for each pass until workpiece conforms with specifications.
  • May turn levers or handwheels to adjust depth and pressure of ram.
  • May preheat metal, using heating furnace or hand torch and clean dies between pressings, using compressed air, oil, and brush.
  • May tend machine equipped with preset dies to bend metal to specified shapes.
  • May grind rough edges from finished workpiece, using portable hand grinder.
  • May be designated according to part straightened as barrel straightener ii; crankshaft straightener; gear straightener; or according to type press operated as gag-press straightener.
Barrel Straightener Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Job family population: 365,300

Estimated population of Barrel Straightener jobs: 1,633

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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