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Straightening Press Operator Salary

$35,963 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$881

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Straightening Press Operator is $35,963 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Straightening Press Operator is between $27,403 and $43,025. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Straightening Press Operator. 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:
  • Operates power press equipped with pressure blocks or dies to straighten warped or bent metal objects, such as plates, structural castings, shapes, forgings, and shafts to specified dimensions: examines workpiece to locate defects, using such devices as straightedge, deflection gauge, template, and square.
  • Positions and locks specified pressure blocks, or die, into ram of machine, or positions shims under high spots of workpiece.
  • Lifts and positions workpiece into bed of machine manually or using jib or crane.
  • Starts ram which presses out bent or high spots of workpiece.
  • Reexamines and repositions workpiece, changing shims for each pass until workpiece conforms with specifications.
  • May turn levers or handwheels to adjust depth and pressure of ram.
  • May preheat metal, using heating furnace or hand torch and clean dies between pressings, using compressed air, oil, and brush.
  • May tend machine equipped with preset dies to bend metal to specified shapes.
  • May grind rough edges from finished workpiece, using portable hand grinder.
  • May be designated according to part straightened as barrel straightener ii; crankshaft straightener; gear straightener; or according to type press operated as gag-press straightener.
Straightening Press Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Job family population: 383,480

Estimated population of Straightening Press Operator jobs: 1,714

Rate of error: 0.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,691
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Straightening Press Operator Job Listings for United States

Punch Press Operator
Dec 12
Corona, CA, USA
SkillsetGroup - Professional Staffing Solutions
Straightening-Press Operator I; Stretching-Press Operator
(Aerospace) Punch Press Setup/Operation
Dec 11
Corona, CA, USA
SkillsetGroup - Professional Staffing Solutions
Straightening-Press Operator I; Stretching-Press Operator
Parts Straightener
Dec 12
Auburn, WA, USA
BOEING
Check parts to ensure that forming/straightening operations are completed within tolerances per ... Experience operating a hydraulic press. * Knowledge operating overhead cranes in a safe manner
Handform Associate
Dec 5
Wellington, KS, USA
Summit Employment Professionals
... tools, straightening press, and knowledge of metal properties. • Measures straightened work ... levels from operating machines • Physical hazards from moving equipment and machine parts • ...
Material Handler
Nov 8
Clackamas, Oregon, USA
Clean Harbors
Housekeeping in branch (sweeping, cleaning, straightening); Supervising third-party bulk liquid ... opening, and filter press operations; Operating a forklift. What does it take to work for ...

The average pay for a Straightening Press Operator is $35,963 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Straightening Press Operator is between $27,403 and $43,025. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Straightening Press Operator. 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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