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Forging Machine Operator Salary
in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

$41,631 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$662

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for a Forging Machine Operator is $41,631 a year and $20 an hour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Forging Machine Operator is between $31,213 and $50,314. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Forging Machine Operator. 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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Prepares and operates closed-die power press to produce metal forgings.
  • Follows work order specifications, using measuring instruments and hand tools.
Forging Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 18,330

Estimated population of Forging Machine Operator jobs: 2,591

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$48,262
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Harrisburg ( HARR-iss-burg; Pennsylvania German: Harrisbarrig) is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. With a population of 49,229, it is the 15th largest city in the Commonwealth. It lies on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, 107 miles (172 km) west of Philadelphia. Harrisburg is the anchor of the Susquehanna Valley metropolitan area, which had a 2018 estimated population of 574,659, making it the fourth most populous in Pennsylvania and 96th most populous in the United States. Harrisburg played a notable role in American history during...

Forging Machine Operator Job Listings for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

URGENT JOB - Machine Operator in New Holland, PA (Immediate Hiring)
Jan 28
New Holland, PA, USA
Compunnel Inc.
Machine Operator Location: New Holland , PA 17557 Pay Rate: $24.24 /hr. Shift Days: Mon-Fri; 6:30am ... castings, forgings and parts on various materials such as steel alloys, cast iron, brass and ...
CNC Machinist
Jan 27
New Holland, PA, USA
Opusing
... castings, forgings and parts on various materials such as steel alloys, cast iron, brass and ... Set speeds, feeds and machine stops based on material and finish requirements. · Perform all ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Forging Machine Operator is $41,631 a year and $20 an hour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Forging Machine Operator is between $31,213 and $50,314. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Forging Machine Operator. 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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URGENT JOB - Machine Operator in New Holland, PA (Immediate Hiring)
Jan 28
New Holland, PA, USA
Compunnel Inc.
Machine Operator Location: New Holland , PA 17557 Pay Rate: $24.24 /hr. Shift Days: Mon-Fri; 6:30am ... castings, forgings and parts on various materials such as steel alloys, cast iron, brass and ...
CNC Machinist
Jan 27
New Holland, PA, USA
Opusing
... castings, forgings and parts on various materials such as steel alloys, cast iron, brass and ... Set speeds, feeds and machine stops based on material and finish requirements. · Perform all ...
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