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Cable Cutter & Swager Salary
in Idaho, United States

$45,768 (USD)

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Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cable Cutter & Swager is $45,768 a year and $22 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Cable Cutter & Swager is between $33,617 and $55,873. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, 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.
Cable Cutter & Swager Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

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

Job family population: 41,130

Estimated population of Cable Cutter & Swager jobs: 6,538

Rate of error: 6.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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