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Gear Repairer Salary
in Abilene, Texas

$39,426 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$599

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gear Repairer is $39,426 a year and $19 an hour in Abilene, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Gear Repairer is between $29,320 and $47,850. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Abilene, Texas.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Fabricates and repairs equipment used in loading and unloading ships' cargoes: operates power sewing machine to patch and seam canvas hatch tents.
  • Inserts grommets into and attaches ropes to tent.
  • Cuts lumber into specified lengths and constructs cargo boards, using carpenter's handtools and power tools.
  • Splices ropes and cables to make and repair slings and spreaders, using marlin spike and splicing vise.
  • Replaces defective parts of scrapers and clamshells, using wrenches, punches, hammers, and chainfalls.
  • Gathers information as to type of cargo, terminal facilities, and loading and unloading schedule to determine what gear is necessary to perform work.
  • Transports gear to dock by truck.
  • Installs cargo-handling equipment on deck of vessel.
  • Transfers gear from vessel to vessel to obtain greater utilization.
Gear Repairer Job Prevalence in Abilene, Texas, United States

Job family: Wind Turbine Service Technicians

Job family population: 4,390

Estimated population of Gear Repairer jobs: 35

Rate of error: 12.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,706
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Abilene, Texas

Abilene Cost of Living Score:

Description: Abilene ( AB-i-leen) is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in Texas, United States. The population was 117,463 at the 2010 census, making it the 27th-most populous city in the state of Texas. It is the principal city of the Abilene Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a 2017 estimated population of 170,219. It is the county seat of Taylor County. Dyess Air Force Base is located on the west side of the city. Abilene is located off Interstate 20, between exits 279 on its western edge and 292 on the east. Abilene is 150 miles (240 km) west of Fort Worth. The city is looped by I-20 to the north, US 83/84 on the west...

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