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Cable Assembler Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$59,421 (USD)

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The average pay for a Cable Assembler is $59,421 a year and $29 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Cable Assembler is between $43,645 and $72,540. 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

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

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

Job family population: 41,130

Estimated population of Cable Assembler jobs: 6,538

Rate of error: 6.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Cable Assembler Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Production/Manufacting Assembler
May 21
Bridgewater, NJ, USA
C Technologies Inc.
The Production Operator/Assembler will play a key role in C Technologies success. They are ... optic cables and accessories 2. Willingness and flexibility to cross-train throughout entire ...
Electronic Assembler
Apr 5
Passaic, NJ, USA
Falstrom Company
Perform duties to select parts from stockroom, mount and assemble into and on chassis, boards ... Attach ends of cables to designated terminals; as required protect with prescribed wrapping ...
Apr 26
Florham Park, NJ, USA
PrideStaff - Morristown, NJ
Assembler This position is perfect if you like being an essential part of the production process ... Minimum 4-years experience in manufacturing cable assemblies using automatic and semi-automatic ...
Electronic Assembler
May 21
Bohemia, NY, USA
Modis - E9269
An Electronic Assembler in Bohemia, NY is available through Modis! This contract position offers the opportunity to work with a growing Fortune 500 company. DETAILS: * Pay: $20.00/hour * Location
Electronic Assembler
May 17
Hackettstown, NJ, USA
Commtech Services Inc
This assembler will need to follow detailed work instructions, read basic schematics and drawings while following strict assembly, test and inspection processes to ensure the highest quality product ...
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