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Brake Operator Sheet Metal Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,491 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$469

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Operator Sheet Metal is $34,491 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Operator Sheet Metal is between $26,457 and $41,054. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates power brake that bends, punches, forms, rolls, arcs, or straightens metal sheets, plates, and bars.
  • Positions work manually or with crane against stops, or aligns layout marks to dies.
  • Brushes oil on dies and work piece.
  • Starts machine to lower ram and shape work piece.
  • Tightens die nuts to prevent movement of die, using wrenches.
  • Inspects work for conformance to specifications, using rule, square, or templates.
  • Cleans scale or scrap from die with airhose or brush.
  • May depress pedal to lower ram and shape work piece.
  • May tend furnace to preheat metal to specified temperatures before bending.
  • May be designated according to material shaped.
Brake Operator Sheet Metal Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 188,520

Estimated population of Brake Operator Sheet Metal jobs: 3,141

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,985
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Brake Operator Sheet Metal Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Press Brake Operator
Apr 12
Addison, IL, USA
Recruiting Resource Group
... sheet metal. Press brake operators will be required to have thorough knowledge of this equipment ... as the work primarily involves operating the CNC machines and fabricating structural steel to ...
Brake Press Operator
May 23
Broadview, IL, USA
Express Employment
Sheet Metal Fabricating company in near Broadview, IL is seeking an experienced Brake Press Set up and Operator. Job Summary: * Responsible for the set-up Operator NC Press Brake machinery (50 Tons ...
CNC Press Brake Operator
Apr 18
Wood Dale, IL, USA
Superior Staffing
Job Summary Responsible for operating Trumpf TruBend 3100 Brake Press machine. ... Fits and fabricates steel sheet metal, completes layout, and inspects finished product. Primary ...
HVAC Mechanic/Sheet Metal Installer
May 3
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Battaglia Industries, Inc
Setting up and operating fabricating machines to cut, bend sheet metal * Ventilation Equipment installation (Exhaust Hoods, Fans, MUA) * Fabricate parts for jobs when needed * Measure and cut pipe ...
HVAC Mechanic/Sheet Metal Installer
May 3
Naperville, IL, USA
Battaglia Industries, Inc
Setting up and operating fabricating machines to cut, bend sheet metal * Ventilation Equipment installation (Exhaust Hoods, Fans, MUA) * Fabricate parts for jobs when needed * Measure and cut pipe ...
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