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Air Compressor Mechanic Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$66,542 (USD)

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The average pay for an Air Compressor Mechanic is $66,542 a year and $32 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Air Compressor Mechanic is between $48,334 and $81,640. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Air Compressor Mechanic. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Repairs railroad-car air compressors and compressor motors, following wiring diagrams and using hand tools.
  • Disassembles compressor and examines parts for wear or breakage.
  • Cleans parts and installs new piston rings and wrist pins.
  • Replaces worn bearings, armatures, field coils, gears, and pinions in electric motors, following wiring diagram.
  • Reassembles compressor and connects compressor to compressed air and electrical outlets to test operation.
Air Compressor Mechanic Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Rail Car Repairers

Job family population: 24,090

Estimated population of Air Compressor Mechanic jobs: 2,513

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Air Compressor Mechanic Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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May 15
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Tailored Management
... air compressor operation * Visually inspects equipment and performs necessary mechanical and chemical testing, analysis, and treatment for all related systems to ensure proper operation and ...
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