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Glass Lathe Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$39,907 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Glass Lathe Operator is $39,907 a year and $19 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Glass Lathe Operator is between $31,199 and $47,663. 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

  • Operates glass lathe to cut, shape, and seal glass bulbs used in manufacturing electronic tubes, following blueprints, standard procedures, and sample parts: places glass blanks and tube components in chuck or tailstock of lathe, adjusts and locks parts in lathe manually or depresses pedal of compressed air device that automatically locks parts in lathe.
  • Starts lathe, lights gas-torch heating element, turns valve to regulate flames, according to specified heating rate, and heats glass to working temperature indicated by color.
  • Turns handwheels or pushes lever to control heating of specified areas of glass parts.
  • Depresses pedal to control air blast and holds tools against revolving glass to perform mechanical operations, such as cutting and shaping glass to repair defects.
  • Anneals glass parts, using gas torch.
  • May operate glass lathe to form glass beads on tube components or to seal new glass tubing on necks of rebuilt television or oscilloscope tubes.
  • May fuse glass seal tube and connector pins into side of partially formed vacuum tubes, using gas torch.
Glass Lathe Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Glass Lathe Operator jobs: 10

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Glass Lathe Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

CNC Machine Operator - weekend shift
Apr 22
Eatontown, NJ, USA
BRECOflex CO., L.L.C.
CNC Lathe - Sets up, program and runs lathe(s) to manufacture parts for customers based upon work ... paper handling, glass, and woodworking; these suppliers consist of OEM's, End Users, and ...
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