Press Machine Operator

Press Machine Operator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$29,000
$23,000
Min 10%
$29,000
Median 50%
$36,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Eaton
Highest Paying City
Wheeling, IL
Highest Paying State
Iowa
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a press machine operator make?
Press Machine Operators in America make, on average, $29,525 a year or $14.19 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $36,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $23,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Press Machine Operators are Professional companies and Manufacturing companies. Iowa, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, and New Mexico have the highest paying Press Machine Operator jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 2.6 years.
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Average Press Machine Operator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Press Machine Operator in the United States is $29,525 per year or $14.19 per hour. Press Machine Operators make the most in Wheeling, IL at about $36,760 per year. The Wheeling, IL average entry-level salary for Press Machine Operators is $28,000. Iowa, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, and New Mexico are the top 5 highest earning states for Press Machine Operators. On the other hand, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, and Georgia report the lowest wages for Press Machine Operators.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Wheeling, IL
Wheeling, IL
$36,760
$36,760
2
2
Fargo, ND
Fargo, ND
$30,882
$30,882
3
3
Madison, WI
Madison, WI
$30,801
$30,801
4
4
Montebello, CA
Montebello, CA
$30,378
$30,378
5
5
Fort Wayne, IN
Fort Wayne, IN
$30,113
$30,113

Map of Press Machine Operator Salaries

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

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Average Press Machine Operator Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Press Machine Operator makes. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Press Machine Operators are Professional companies and Manufacturing companies. Press Machine Operators at Eaton and Lakeside Manufacturing report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Reynolds Consumer Products Holdings and Kelly Services report highly competitive salaries for Press Machine Operators.

Average Press Machine Operator Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Press Machine Operator works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Automotive companies, Retail companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Press Machine Operators. Automotive companies pay their Press Machine Operators the highest wages, averaging $30,188 per year. Retail companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $29,670 and $29,514, respectively. The types of companies that pay Press Machine Operators the least are in the Technology industry, where the average annual salary is $28,100.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Automotive
Automotive
$30,188
$30,188
2
2
Retail
Retail
$29,670
$29,670
3
3
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$29,514
$29,514
4
4
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$28,858
$28,858
5
5
Professional
Professional
$28,145
$28,145

Press Machine Operator Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Press Machine Operator Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Reynolds Consumer Products
Hourly: Machine Operator-Press
03/03/2020
$43,535
Spherion
Press Machine Operator
02/26/2020
$31,305
Automation Personnel Services
Press Machine Operator
02/24/2020
$29,218
Randstad
Hardware/Machine Operator/Punch Press
02/24/2020
$29,218
Kelly Services
Print Press Machine Operator
02/19/2020
$27,131
Spherion
Press Machine Operators
02/18/2020
$33,392
Spherion
Press Machine Operator
01/24/2020
$31,305
Spherion
Press Machine Operator
01/21/2020
$33,392
Randstad
Press Machine Operator
01/21/2020
$27,131
Kelly Services
Press Machine Operator
01/20/2020
$27,131
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