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Brake Operator Salary
in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

$33,274 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$453

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Brake Operator is $33,274 a year and $16 an hour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Operator is between $25,523 and $39,605. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 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:
$38,574
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Brake Operator Job Listings for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Press Brake Operator
Nov 26
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Miller Brother Staffing York
MBS is seeking experienced press brake operators for 1st and 2nd shift in York County. Pay Rate - $16 and up depending on experience Job Description/Duties * set up, operate and troubleshoot ...
PRESS BRAKE OPERATOR, HANOVER, PA
Dec 6
Hanover, PA, USA
Adecco
Hanover, PA Company in search of experienced Press Brake Operator, 2nd shift M-F, 3p-11p, $12-$14 DOE. This is a Temp to Hire Position, only serious inquiries need apply. Duties: Set up Brake Press ...
Rotary Print & Diecut Press Operator
Dec 9
Reading, PA, USA
AtWork - Reading, PA
Company in Reading is seeking an experienced Rotary Print & Diecut Press Operator. Similar or related experience will also be considered. Must have knowledge of these types of machines and the ...
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Nov 27
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Inspect motorcoach for defects and safe operating conditions before, during, and after trips and ... Air Brake test for the removal of the air brake restriction. * Will train drivers to obtain CDL and ...
Machine Operator
Dec 11
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Premier Employee Solutions
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The average pay for a Brake Operator is $33,274 a year and $16 an hour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Operator is between $25,523 and $39,605. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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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Press Brake Operator
Nov 26
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MBS is seeking experienced press brake operators for 1st and 2nd shift in York County. Pay Rate - $16 and up depending on experience Job Description/Duties * set up, operate and troubleshoot ...
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Dec 6
Hanover, PA, USA
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Hanover, PA Company in search of experienced Press Brake Operator, 2nd shift M-F, 3p-11p, $12-$14 DOE. This is a Temp to Hire Position, only serious inquiries need apply. Duties: Set up Brake Press ...
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