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Cable Assembler Salary

$51,696 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$956

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Cable Assembler is $51,696 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cable Assembler is between $37,971 and $63,110. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • 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.
Cable Assembler Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Job family population: 43,150

Estimated population of Cable Assembler jobs: 6,860

Rate of error: 4.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$59,930
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Cable Assembler Job Listings for United States

Cable Assembler
Dec 11
San Diego, United States
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Cable Assembler Job Category: Manufacturing City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of ...
Cable Assembler
Dec 14
Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Marathon Staffing
We are currently looking for Cable Assemblers in Grand Prairie. May occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually at moderate. Responsible for ...
Cable Assembler
Dec 6
Taunton, MA, USA
Express Employment Professionals
Our clients in Taunton and surrounding areas are looking for multiple Cable Assemblers to join their teams. These positions entail wiring component installation and hand soldering, disassembling ...
Cable Assembler
Nov 25
Tulsa, OK, USA
Key Personnel - Industrial
Cable Assembler $16.53+/hr. West Tulsa Duties * Understand cable drawings, test procedures and quality control methods. * Be able to solder wiring harness assemblies. * Be able to recognize a good ...
Cable Assembler
Nov 20
Round Lake Beach, IL, USA
Express Employment Professionals
Express is seeking an entry level cable assembler for a company in Round Lake Beach. The Assembler will be responsible for assembling cables and connectors and delivering quality product. This ...

The average pay for a Cable Assembler is $51,696 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cable Assembler is between $37,971 and $63,110. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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