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Press Breaker Salary
in New York, United States

$23,087 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Press Breaker is $23,087 a year and $11 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Press Breaker is between $23,087 and $25,361. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Unloads pressed hardboard panels from hardboard pressing machine: pushes buttons that activate elevator platform to facilitate worker access to tiers of hardboard pressing machine.
  • Inspects wood fiber mats to ensure specified position in pressing machine.
  • Breaks seals of pressed hardboard from pressing plates, using pry bar, and activates drive chain motors to eject hardboard panels from press into tiers of unloading machine.
  • Activates conveyor to unload hardboard panels onto panel stacker that stands panels on edge in humidifier cars.
  • Removes and weighs randomly selected hardboard panels from conveyor belt, and records weights on tally sheet to facilitate quality control.
  • Replaces weighed panels onto conveyor belt.
  • Pushes loaded humidifier carts into humidifier cabinet.
Press Breaker Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

Job family population: 42,830

Estimated population of Press Breaker jobs: 182

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
12 %


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Press Breaker Job Listings for New York, United States

Machine Operator - 3rd Shift Press Break Operator
Jan 15
West Caldwell, NJ, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
A Metal Fabrication manufacturer is seeking experience Press Break Machine Operators for the 3rd Shift. Competitive Salary, night differential, and overtime. Machine parts, gears, and hand tools
Metal Worker B
Mar 12
Passaic, NJ, USA
Falstrom Company
May break down work and determine parts of the job that can be assigned to lower grade men. Direct ... Perform operations on equipment such as drill press, roll former's, power saw, gas burning, etc
Director of Advocacy Communications & Marketing
Jan 28
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Housing Works
... breaking news related to HIV/AIDS, homelessness, healthcare, LGBT issues, and the Advocacy Department's ongoing policy and program issues • Collaborates to develop and plan press strategy for ...
Feb 6
New York, United States
Shoot and edit political and general news video content for broadcast and digital platforms on deadline, including breaking news, live-shots, press conferences, features and investigations * Work ...
Managing Editor
Mar 12
New York City, United States
Simmons Boardman
... including breaking news, and daily and weekly electronic newsletters. The website and digital ... Press). Send résumé and writing samples. No phone calls please
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