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Former Hand Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$43,317 (USD)

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The average pay for a Former Hand is $43,317 a year and $21 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Former Hand is between $32,830 and $52,000. 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

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Job family population: 20,440

Estimated population of Former Hand jobs: 1,119

Rate of error: 7.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Former Hand Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Manager, Strategic Projects, Technology Sector
Feb 22
New York, NY, USA
GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group)
Our internal team of former consultants plays a dual role: * Manage projects from start to finish and work hand-in-hand with each engagement team and client to ensure top quality level of service and ...
Metal Worker B
Mar 12
Passaic, NJ, USA
Falstrom Company
Where necessary for short runs, set up and operate various sheet metal fabricating equipment such as shear, press brake, power press, roll former, nibbler and related hand tools. Under direction ...
Technical Trainer
May 14
New York, NY, USA
Gary Hoberman, former CIO of Metlife, founded Unqork in 2017 with a team of hand-picked industry professionals and has created an 'elegant paradigm shift' in the way insurance and financial companies ...
DirecTV Technician
Mar 4
Elizabeth, NJ, USA
First Class Installations, LLC
A truck, van, or SUV that is licensed and insured A clean background Basic hand tools and the ... Founded by a former technician, our staff consists of several former technicians and tenured ...
Business Development Associate, Law Team
May 1
New York, NY, USA
GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group)
A Place for Self Starters You enjoy working independently without much hand-holding and like the ... former public-sector leaders, and the foremost subject matter specialists. We serve users at more ...
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