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Operator Punch Press Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,635 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operator Punch Press is $41,635 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Operator Punch Press is between $31,555 and $49,980. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares and operates power press to trim, punch, shape, notch, draw, or crimp metal, composite, or plastic stock.
  • Assembles, installs, and aligns dies in press according to specifications, using feelers, shims, templates, bolts, clamps, and wrenches.
Operator Punch Press Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 188,520

Estimated population of Operator Punch Press jobs: 13,984

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Operator Punch Press Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Punch Press Operator $13-14/hr
May 16
Morton Grove, IL, USA
Great well-established manufacturing company looking to add a 1st shift Machine Operator. You will be trained on Small Punch Press. Hours are 6am-2:30pm Monday-Friday They are looking to hire ASAP.
Punch Press Set Up Operator
Apr 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Away Staffing Services
Our client, a metal stamping company located on the Northwest side of Chicago, seeks an experienced punch press set up operator. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of experience ...
Punch Press Setup / Operator - $18 / hr
May 15
Wauconda, IL, USA
A metal stamping company in Wauconda is looking for an experienced punch press die setter for a contract-to-hire opportunity. Flexible overtime available. First shift: 6:00am -2:20pm -Must have ...
Die Punch Press Setup Operator ( 2nd Shift)
Apr 18
Carpentersville, IL, USA
Creative Resource Personnel, Inc
Occasionally-instruct operator as to special job conditions or safety precautions. Notify ... Requirements: · Must have a minimum of 2 years of punch press set-up experience. · Know how to ...
Punch Press Setup / Operator - $23 / hr
Apr 15
Wonder Lake, IL, USA
A custom manufacturer of precision metal stampings in Ringwood, IL is looking for a Punch Press and Fourslide machine operator for their day shift. Qualified candidates will have experience operating ...
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