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Square Shear Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$40,267 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Square Shear Operator is $40,267 a year and $19 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Square Shear Operator is between $30,600 and $48,215. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and prepares power shear to cut metal objects, such as plates, sheets, slabs, billets, or bars to specified dimensions and angle.
  • Turns hand wheels to adjust rake (angle) and pressure of blade.
  • Positions and clamps stops and side guides to set length and angle of cut, using rule, built-in gauges, or template.
  • Lifts work piece manually or by hoist or crane to machine bed or roller table and positions it against side guide and end stops.
  • Starts machine which clamps work piece and lowers blade to cut metal.
  • Lays out cutting lines on metal, using rule, square, or template when shearing single pieces.
  • May tilt bed, blade, or install fixtures to shear, bevel, or trim fabricated items.
  • May set up and operate shear on production line in which shear is fed by conveyor, such as automobile frame line or rolling mill.
  • May operate portable shear to cut sheet metal.
  • May inspect work, using tape, compass, gauge, template, or micrometer to verify dimensions.
  • May be designated by type of shear or by application of shear.
  • May operate shear that automatically shears to uniform length metal sheets, plates, or structural shapes fed into machine by continuous coil or conveyor.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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