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Ironworker Machine Operator Salary

$34,757 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$483

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for an Ironworker Machine Operator is $34,757 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Ironworker Machine Operator is between $26,555 and $41,477. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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 and prepares machine equipped with separate sections that cut-to-length, punch, and notch or trim structural shapes and plates.
  • Positions specified punch and die set and turns pressure screws to lock them into ram and bed of machine to set up punching section.
  • Positions specified cutting blades into cutting slot, and notching dies or shear blades into ram and bed of machine, and turns pressure or clamp screws to lock them in place to set up cutoff, and trimming-and-notching sections of machine.
  • Measures work piece with rule or tape, or traces from template to locate holes or cutting lines as specified by work order, and marks them with scribe, soapstone, or center punch.
  • Pulls lever to engage power to section used.
  • Positions work piece into cutting slot, or under punch, die, or trim blade, and aligns punch or blade with layout marks.
  • Pulls lever or depresses pedal to activate machine.
  • Sets stops or positions guide jigs to specified point on built-in scale when several pieces are worked.
  • May tend different sections of machine.
Ironworker Machine Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 186,640

Estimated population of Ironworker Machine Operator jobs: 15,849

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,293
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Ironworker Machine Operator Job Listings for United States

Ironworker (Wind) - Glenrock-Rolling Hills Repower Project
Oct 3
Mortenson
... machine Reinforcing concrete with wire mesh Ornamental Ironworker: Installing prefabricated ... to operator equipment Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, crouch, kneel, climb, and ...

The average pay for an Ironworker Machine Operator is $34,757 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Ironworker Machine Operator is between $26,555 and $41,477. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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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Ironworker (Wind) - Glenrock-Rolling Hills Repower Project
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... machine Reinforcing concrete with wire mesh Ornamental Ironworker: Installing prefabricated ... to operator equipment Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, crouch, kneel, climb, and ...
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