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Forging Press Setter Up Salary
in Alabama, United States

$37,320 (USD)

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Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Forging Press Setter Up is $37,320 a year and $18 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Forging Press Setter Up is between $27,943 and $45,142. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares forging machines, such as forging presses, coining presses, drop hammers, forging rolls, and upsetters, for operation following blueprint, work order, and data-chart specifications, and using hand tools and measuring instruments, such as rules, squares, and gauges.
  • Aligns and bolts specified dies to ram and anvil of presses and hammers.
  • Installs impression and gripping dies and synchronizing cams on upsetting machines.
  • Sets and bolts roll dies into self-positioning slots or dogs on roll shafts of forging rolls.
  • Aligns and bolts positioning fixtures and stops, and turns handles or knobs to synchronize conveyor speed with forging-machining action and heating cycle of furnace.
  • Starts machine and inspects work to verify conformance of die setup to specifications.
  • May be designated according to machine set up.
Forging Press Setter Up Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

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

Job family population: 18,300

Estimated population of Forging Press Setter Up jobs: 1,609

Rate of error: 3.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Forging Press Setter Up Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Die Setter II - 4458154
Mar 8
Clanton, AL, USA
Automation Personnel Services
Pay rate $16.50 per hour and up 1st and 2nd shifts available Qualifications: *Setup experience in relation to fabrication, stamping, bending, press manufacturing *Ability to use machine tools and ...
Ironworker (Position Travels)
Feb 19
Birmingham, AL, USA
Set up hoisting equipment for raising and placing structural steel members. * Hoist steel beams ... Work experience in the Aluminum, Steel, Forging, Ductile Iron, Petrochem, Foundry or Automotive ...
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