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Brake Operator Sheet Metal Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$29,390 (USD)

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Last updated: February 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Operator Sheet Metal is $29,390 a year and $14 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Operator Sheet Metal is between $22,544 and $34,982. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Nebraska, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Brake Operator Sheet Metal Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Machine Operator
Jan 10
Wakefield, NE, USA
Michael Foods
Performs metal detector checks and Sieve tests every 2 hours and when switching shifts. * Must be ... Must be able to read production order sheets, make skid tags, and identify ID labels and product ...
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