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Slitting Machine Operator- Metal Salary

$36,796 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$530

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Slitting Machine Operator- Metal is $36,796 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Slitting Machine Operator- Metal is between $27,963 and $44,097. 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:
  • Sets up and operates slitting machine to cut sheet metal into strips of specified widths: selects, cleans, and installs spacers and cutters on arbors, and hones cutters with oilstone to remove nicks.
  • Presses button to lower arbor until cutters mesh, and measures clearance with feeler gauge.
  • Inserts spacers to adjust spacing to specified tolerance.
  • Signals overhead crane operator to lift metal roll to play-out reel or places roll on reel, using overhead chain hoist.
  • Threads sheeting through slitter and verifies dimensions of cut to specifications, using rule.
  • Secures strips on recoiler, adjusts guides and roller tension with handcrank, and starts machine.
  • Observes slitting and rewinding operation and examines cut strips for flatness, holes, burrs on edges, and surface defects.
  • May oil and clean machine.
  • May feed sheet metal between rotating shear rolls.
  • May install rubber sleeves over spacers to provide gripping surface for rollers and to facilitate movement of material being slit.
  • May operate panel to control specific units of equipment, such as feeder unit.
Slitting Machine Operator- Metal 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 Slitting Machine Operator- Metal jobs: 12,126

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,657
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Slitting Machine Operator- Metal Job Listings for United States

Machine Operator - Sheet Metal
Dec 11
Onalaska, WI, USA
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
... Machine Operator: * Operate CNC punch press, brake press, and laser to bend and cut pieces of sheet metal * Inspect product for quality, identifying and tagging defective parts * Package finished ...
Balancing Machine Operator
Dec 10
Valencia, CA, USA
Elwood Staffing
Balancing Machine Operator / Balancer needed for innovative company in Valencia, CA. Apply today ... Drills, grinds, chips, and files metal from heavy side, or welds, solders, or rivets metal pieces ...
Manufacturing Machine Operator
Dec 12
Lewisville, TX, USA
Link Staffing Services
Machine Operator needed in Lewisville! (for a metal rack and shelving manufacturing company) Temp to Hire 1st shift Monday - Friday (Saturday's as needed) 6am - 3:30pm or until finished (Mandatory OT ...
HONING MACHINE OPERATOR
Oct 11
New York, NY, USA
S&L Aerospace Metals
HONING MACHINE OPERATOR JOB SUMMARY : The right candidate will be expected to set up and operate ... High School or equivalent education Company Description S&L Aerospace Metals, LLC was founded in ...
Machine Operator (Slitter Machine) $14-16/hr.
Dec 4
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
BIRK
Immediate opportunity available for a reliable machine operator who has experience safely operating a slitting machine. Must be able to accurately cut material for both appropriate length and width ...

The average pay for a Slitting Machine Operator- Metal is $36,796 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Slitting Machine Operator- Metal is between $27,963 and $44,097. 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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Machine Operator - Sheet Metal
Dec 11
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Balancing Machine Operator
Dec 10
Valencia, CA, USA
Elwood Staffing
Balancing Machine Operator / Balancer needed for innovative company in Valencia, CA. Apply today ... Drills, grinds, chips, and files metal from heavy side, or welds, solders, or rivets metal pieces ...
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