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Former Hand Salary

$37,692 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$592

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Former Hand is $37,692 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Former Hand is between $28,567 and $45,247. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Bends and straightens cold and hot metal plates, bars, structural shapes, and weldments to angles, curves, or flanges as specified by drawings, layouts, and templates, using form blocks, fixtures forming bars, sledge, power hammer and portable grinders: lays out reference points onto workpiece and form blocks, using tape, compass, radius bar and applying knowledge of geometry, effects of heat, and physical properties of metal.
  • Sets up and bolts or clamps fixtures, dies, and forming bars to form block to outline specified contour.
  • Heats metal, using furnace or hand torch.
  • Lifts, positions, aligns, and clamps or bolts workpiece to form block of fixture, using tongs or hoist.
  • Bends workpiece, using bar or by hammering with sledge or mallet.
  • Straightens out warps or bumps by hammering against face block or by heating with hand torch.
  • Chips, trims, and grinds edges to specified contour, using chipping hammer and portable and stand grinder.
  • Verifies size of workpiece, using ruler or template.
  • May operate hand-powered machines, such as roll, brake, or bender.
  • May be designated by product formed as tool bender, hand.
Former Hand Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Job family population: 21,150

Estimated population of Former Hand jobs: 1,158

Rate of error: 7.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,695
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Former Hand Job Listings for United States

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The area is very well irrigated and this drew people out to try their hand at farming. In fact The Gibson Mansion in Yolo County, now a historical museum, is the former home of William B. Gibson ...
Master Electrician
Nov 7
us
Winn-Marion Companies
Demonstrate former knowledge and experience working on medium or high voltage systems. * Able to bend and cut conduit using hand saws, hand tube bending equipment as well as power and hydraulic ...
COMPUTER ASSISTED ORDERING TECHNICIAN
Dec 8
Fort Carson, United States
Defense Commissary Agency
Use radio-frequency hand-held terminals to gather data necessary to update and adjust inventory ... A former Federal employee who has retired under either the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS ...
Machine Operator
Dec 4
Houston, TX, USA
HRS
Sets up and operates computer numerical control Brake Press, Roll Former, Raz, CNC Punch, Laser, or ... hand tools and wrenches. • Maintains necessary maintenance records. • Maintains a good ...
Machine Operator/Set Up
Oct 7
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
SURESTAFF, INC.
... Loaf former and Tray Loader positions; as meat Loaf former operate the machine, place trays on ... hand, hand-foot, balance; Dexterity of hands and fingers with repetition 3. Ability to work ...

The average pay for a Former Hand is $37,692 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Former Hand is between $28,567 and $45,247. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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