Salary for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Also known as:  Crimping Machine Operator for Metal, Four Slide Machine Setter, Metal Punch Press Operator, Metal Slitter, Metal Stamper

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The primary duty of this employee is to install, operate, tend, and test machines that shear, twist, punch, cut, saw, bend, notch, crimp or straighten plastic and metal materials. To be considered for this position, a high school diploma or GED is usually necessary. Once hired, an employer usually requires up to a year of formal on-site job training before an employee can start working.

A Metal or Plastic Cutting, Punching, or Press Machine Setter/Operator will normally receive wages of between 24000 to 36000 depending on seniority. Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic will most likely earn average salaries of Thirty Thousand Seven Hundred dollars per year.

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic are paid most highly in Maryland, where they get pay levels, on average, of approximately $35380. People in this category of job can receive the best compensation in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they can earn pay levels, on average, of $31350.

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ANNUAL SALARY
HOURLY RATE
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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 13.16 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders tend to make the most in the following industries
Manufacturing $31,350
Health Care and Social Assistance $31,280
Construction $30,090
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $29,790
Wholesale Trade $29,620
Transportation and Warehousing $27,380
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $25,870
Other Services (except Public Administration) $26,050
Transportation and Warehousing $27,380
Wholesale Trade $29,620
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $29,790
Construction $30,090
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