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Coppersmith Salary
in Louisville, Kentucky

$43,806 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$1,270

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Coppersmith is $43,806 a year and $21 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Coppersmith is between $32,443 and $53,254. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Lays out, cuts, bends, and assembles pipe sections, pipefittings, and other parts from copper, brass, and other nonferrous metals: lays out full-scale floor drawings or makes templates, following blueprints of pipe assemblies.
  • Builds framework on bending slab to use as guide for bending, shaping, and joining assemblies.
  • Cuts pipe, using handtools or shop machinery, and packs it with sand, rosin, or other material to prevent flattening during bending.
  • Heats bend area with gas torch to soften metal and bends pipe, allowing for stretch at outside radius and compression at inside radius, using pipe-bending machines.
  • Reheats and hammers pipe to eliminate wrinkles resulting from bending.
  • Solders or brazes flanges on end of pipe.
  • Flares or bells pipe mouths, using belling and flaring tools and mallet.
  • Bends tubing to form coils for parts, such as feed water or oil heater.
  • Lays out patterns and templates on sheet stock, using knowledge of geometry.
  • Bends, hammers, bumps, razes, and planishes sheet stock to fabricate such parts as expansion joints, tanks, heads, cowls, and air chambers, using handtools, gas torches, and shop machinery.
  • Sweats, rivets, solders, or brazes seams to obtain finished part.
  • Coats parts by dipping them in mixture of molten tin and lead to prevent erosion, galvanic, and electrolytic action.
  • Conducts hydrostatic tests to detect leaks in fabricated pipe.
  • May install piping aboard ship.
Coppersmith Job Prevalence in Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Job family: Sheet Metal Workers

Job family population: 132,920

Estimated population of Coppersmith jobs: 8,385

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$50,783
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Louisville, Kentucky

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Description: Louisville ( (listen) LOO-ə-vəl, (listen) LOO-ee-vil, (listen) LUUV-əl) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being Lexington, the state's second-largest city. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County, located in the northern region of the state, on the border with Indiana. Louisville, named for King Louis XVI of France, was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Coppersmith is $43,806 a year and $21 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Coppersmith is between $32,443 and $53,254. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

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