Press Brake Operator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$30,000
$24,000
Min 10%
$30,000
Median 50%
$36,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Stanley Black & Decker
Highest Paying City
Buffalo Grove, IL
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a press brake operator make?
The national average salary for a Press Brake Operator in the U.S. is $30,130 annually or $14.49 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $36,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $24,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Press Brake Operators are Professional companies and Manufacturing companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Press Brake Operator salaries are New York, Illinois, New Jersey, Iowa, and Texas. The typical tenure for a Press Brake Operator is 3.3 years.
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Average Press Brake Operator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Press Brake Operator in the United States is $30,130 per year or $14.49 per hour. Press Brake Operators make the most in Buffalo Grove, IL at about $37,126 per year. The average starting salary in Buffalo Grove, IL for Press Brake Operators is $29,000. New York, Illinois, New Jersey, Iowa, and Texas are the states with the highest payscale for Press Brake Operators. The lowest earning states are Tennessee, North Carolina, Alabama, Florida, and South Carolina.

Map of Press Brake Operator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Press Brake Operators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Press Brake Operator Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Press Brake Operator makes. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Press Brake Operators are Professional companies and Manufacturing companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Press Brake Operators are Stanley Black & Decker and LSI Logic. Companies like Wynright and Mayville Engineering Company also report very competitive wages for Press Brake Operators.

Average Press Brake Operator Pay By Industry

Wages for Press Brake Operators can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Retail companies, Manufacturing companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Press Brake Operators. Retail companies pay Press Brake Operators an average salary of $30,623, Manufacturing companies pay $30,150, and Professional companys come in at $29,899. The types of companies that pay Press Brake Operators the least are in the Automotive industry, where the average annual salary is $29,649.
Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$30,623
$31k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$30,150
$30k
Professional
Professional
$29,899
$30k
Construction
Construction
$29,829
$30k
Automotive
Automotive
$29,649
$30k

Press Brake Operator Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Press Brake Operator Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Press Brake Operator can range from $22,039 to $41,132 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Press Brake Operator Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$29,218
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$29,218
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$56,349
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$33,392
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$27,131
Amada Brake Press Operator
04/07/2020
$37,566
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$29,218
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03/26/2020
$35,479
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$29,218
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