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Cable Assembler & Swager Salary
in Maryland, United States

$53,609 (USD)

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The average pay for a Cable Assembler & Swager is $53,609 a year and $26 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Cable Assembler & Swager is between $39,376 and $65,445. 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

  • Fabricates and tests aircraft cable assemblies, such as control cables, tow-target cables, and engine slings, following blueprints and specifications, using measuring instruments, handtools, and machines: reads and interprets blueprints, work orders, and specifications to determine sequence of operations, type and size of cable and fittings required, quantity, and finished dimensions.
  • Measures and cuts cable to required length, considering cable stretch and metal flow resulting from swaging operations, using cable cutter or saw.
  • Selects and installs dies, jigs, shims, or other accessories in swaging machine, using handtools.
  • Assembles fittings onto cable in specified location.
  • Positions fitting and cable between dies of swaging machine, and depresses pedal to activate machine that swages fittings onto cable, turning cable assembly by hand as fitting is swaged onto cable.
  • Verifies dimensions of cable assembly and position of fittings, using measuring instruments.
  • Tests holding capacity of cable assembly, using proofloading machines.
  • Repairs and reworks cable assemblies as required.
  • May form loops or splices in cables, using clamps and fittings, or by reweaving cable strands.
  • May solder cable ends.
  • May apply lubricants and protective coatings to cable assemblies.
  • May operate crimping machine.
  • May mark identifying information on cable assemblies.
  • May fabricate cable templates.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Cable Assembler & Swager Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Electro-Mechanical Assembler
Dec 11
Elkridge, MD, USA
Electro-Mechanical Assembler Category: Manufacturing / Warehouse Type: Temp to Perm Description ... Requirements: • Soldering certification a plus • Must have experience in all types of cable ...
Cable Assembler/Electrical Helper
Dec 17
Elkridge, MD, USA
Cable Assembler/Electrical Helper Location: Elkridge, MD Shift: 1st shift (7:00AM - 3:30PM; Monday - Friday) Job Description for Cable Assembler/Electrical Helper: * Assemble cables for various ...
Harness Assembly Technician
Nov 20
Laurel, United States
Duties: + Assemble harness for numerous types of applications with regard to written documentation ... Desired Qualifications: + IPC J-STD-001 and/or NASA 8739.4 Crimp, Cable, Harnessing certification ...
Dec 17
Elkridge, MD, USA
Job Description: This vacancy is in the sphere of production and assembly; You will responsible for assembling various electronical parts in accordance to provided blueprints, schematics or ...
3rd Shift Mechanical Assembler
Dec 17
Hunt Valley, MD, USA
Beacon Staffing Alternatives, Inc.
Assemble sections of machines of various combinations thereof as indicated by customer * Perform basic assembly operations to exacting tolerances; work with rotating shafts, gear trains, mechanical ...