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Bending Press Operator Salary

$30,189 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bending Press Operator is $30,189 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Bending Press Operator is between $23,433 and $35,656. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tends machine equipped with heated molds, platens, or roller that bends woodstock or veneer strips to form wooden parts for products, such as furniture, sports equipment, or musical instruments: places or clamps steamed or water-soaked woodstock or veneer strips in molds or forms, under roller, or between platens shaped to specified design.
  • Moves lever or presses button or pedal that raises hydraulic lift under molds, closes platens, or forces roller along form, to bend woodstock or veneer strips into specified shape.
  • Removes formed parts from machine after specified period of drying time.
  • May steam woodstock or veneer strips in retort to make them flexible steam-box operator.
  • May convey processed parts to kiln for further drying or seasoning.
  • May be designated according to article or part formed as bender; rib bender.
Bending Press Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Job family population: 79,650

Estimated population of Bending Press Operator jobs: 891

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Bending Press Operator Job Listings for United States

Press Operator
Apr 30
Falkville, AL, USA
Valley Rubber, LLC
This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching ... Press operators must be available for overtime and work weekends when necessary.
Punch Press Operator
May 9
Fond du Lac, WI, USA
SEEK Careers/Staffing (Fond du Lac)
Are you an experienced Punch Press Set-up / Operator looking to advance your career? Do you have ... bending, and punch operations on a diversified line of work. Work from drawings, patterns ...
Brake Press Operator
Apr 26
Columbus, NE, USA
Essential Personnel, Inc.
Primary responsibilities include bending various metals to desired shape and assisting around the shop. Preferred candidate will have experience operating a brake press. All candidates must be able ...
Press Brake Operator
Jun 6
Placentia, CA, USA
Precision Waterjet & Laser
Precision Waterjet & Laser is seeking full time 2nd shift press brake operator who can set up and ... bending as required Your benefits will include: -Competitive pay. -Paid vacations. -401k match. ...
Wide Format Operator
Apr 27
Portland, OR, USA
Premier Press
This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching ... Premier Press is an equal opportunity employer who values an inclusive and diverse community.
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