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Dynamometer Tester Engine Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$46,150 (USD)

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The average pay for a Dynamometer Tester Engine is $46,150 a year and $22 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Dynamometer Tester Engine is between $34,742 and $55,635. 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

  • Tests completed motor vehicle engines prior to mounting in chassis, using conventional or computerized dynamometer, and adjusts and repairs engines to ensure performance conforms to specifications: lifts engine onto stand, using hoist, and aligns and bolts engine in place.
  • Bolts coupling to dynamometer and engine shaft and attaches fuel and coolant lines, using handtools.
  • Starts engine to drive dynamometer.
  • Reads gauges on instrument panel to determine that power developed at specified speeds, timing, and other engine specifications meet standards.
  • Screws gauge into spark plug opening of successive cylinders while engine is running to verify compression ratios.
  • Reverses drive by cutting off engine and moving switches, causing dynamometer to drive engine.
  • Reads gauges to determine power necessary to turn engine.
  • Adjusts carburetor, sets clearances between tappets and valves, and regulates timing, using feeler gauge, timing light, and handtools.
  • Listens for internal noise, such as piston slap, knocks, taps, and gear noises that indicate irregularities in engine operation, using stethoscope-like instrument, and determines location and cause of malfunctions.
  • Repairs or replaces carburetor, spark plugs, and fuel pump, or fills out report for repairs involving disassembly of engine.
  • May test engine mounted on chassis and be designated dynamometer tester, chassis.
Dynamometer Tester Engine Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Dynamometer Tester Engine jobs: 1,521

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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