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Brass Wind Instrument Maker Salary
in Maryland, United States

$34,825 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$491

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brass Wind Instrument Maker is $34,825 a year and $17 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Brass Wind Instrument Maker is between $26,712 and $41,451. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Brass Wind Instrument Maker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Fabricates or alters brass-wind instrument parts, and assembles parts into completed instruments, ascertaining fabrication and assembly procedures from standard or customer's specifications: reads specifications and makes calculations to determine procedures for fabricating and assembling instrument.
  • Sets up and operates drawbench, bandsaw, and lathe to draw, cut, and machine instrument tubing.
  • Bends tubing around forming blocks by hand.
  • Measures tubing, using rule, to locate position of holes to be drilled for pistons and valve casings.
  • Operates drill press, honing machine, and lapping machine to drill, hone, and lap metal components.
  • Solders piston and valve components, using silver and soft solder.
  • Hammers bell neck around bell-shaped mandrel, and brazes seams with oxyacetylene torch.
  • Operates spinning lathe to shape bell head around mandrel.
  • Assembles parts, such as braces, slides, valves, pistons, and bell head to form completed instrument, using handtools, measuring devices, and soldering iron.
  • Plates assembled instrument with nickel, copper, or silver plater.
  • May repair brass-wind instruments.
  • May be designated according to instrument or part made as saxophone assembler; valve maker i.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$40,371
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Brass Wind Instrument Maker Job Listings for Maryland, United States

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