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Coppersmith Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$53,501 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Coppersmith is $53,501 a year and $26 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Coppersmith is between $39,623 and $65,041. 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

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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