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Compact Press Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$37,820 (USD)

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The average pay for a Compact Press Operator is $37,820 a year and $18 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Compact Press Operator is between $31,199 and $45,092. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Tends mechanical or hydraulic presses which compress metal powders into parts, such as bearings, gears, filters, and rings, and coin them to specified size: pours metal powder into hopper.
  • Starts press, observes operation, and notifies press setter of malfunctions.
  • Examines finished part for nicks, burrs, and cracks.
  • Weighs parts on scale and measures dimensions, using micrometers or fixed gauges, to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • May adjust shuttle mechanism to regulate amount of powder in part.
  • Places finished parts on tray or in stock pan.
  • May write identifying information, such as mix number, number of parts, and date, on tag and attach it to tray or pan.
  • Feeds parts into coining press to correct distortions created in sinking process.
  • Removes parts from press and inspects them for burrs or other imperfections.
  • Places parts on tray or in stock pan.
  • May tend forming presses that fabricate clockwork parts from powdered metal.
Compact Press Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

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

Job family population: 188,520

Estimated population of Compact Press Operator jobs: 1,493

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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