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Brake Operator Salary
in Buffalo, New York

$33,052 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$450

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 07, 2019

The average pay for a Brake Operator is $33,052 a year and $16 an hour in Buffalo, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Operator is between $25,353 and $39,341. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Buffalo, New York.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 Job Prevalence in Buffalo, New York, United States

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

Job family population: 186,640

Estimated population of Brake Operator jobs: 3,109

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,317
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Buffalo, New York

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Description: Buffalo is the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the largest city in Western New York. As of 2018, the population was 256,304. The city is the county seat of Erie County and a major gateway for commerce and travel across the Canada–United States border, forming part of the bi-national Buffalo Niagara Region. The Buffalo area was inhabited before the 17th century by the Native American Iroquois tribe and later by French colonizers. The city grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of immigration, the construction of the Erie Canal and rail transportation, and its close proximity...

Brake Operator Job Listings for Buffalo, New York

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Oct 30
Cheektowaga, NY, USA
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Oct 21
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Nov 15
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The average pay for a Brake Operator is $33,052 a year and $16 an hour in Buffalo, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Operator is between $25,353 and $39,341. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Buffalo, New York.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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