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Press Setter Salary
in New York, United States

$39,474 (USD)

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Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Press Setter is $39,474 a year and $19 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Press Setter is between $29,877 and $47,386. 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

  • Sets up mechanical and hydraulic presses to produce powdered-metal parts, such as bearings, gears, filters, and rings according to blueprints and specifications, using handtools: installs, positions, and aligns dies in press bed.
  • Adjusts stroke of ram and punches to specified depth of fill and injection stroke, using handtools, and opens supply hopper valves to regulate flow of powder.
  • Starts machine to produce sample parts for inspection.
  • Measures dimensions of and weighs parts to ensure parts meet specifications, using micrometer and balance scale.
  • May set up sintering furnace.
  • May mix powders mixer.
Press Setter Job Prevalence in New York, United States

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

Job family population: 188,520

Estimated population of Press Setter jobs: 10,774

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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