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Lead Assembler Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$32,771 (USD)

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The average pay for a Lead Assembler is $32,771 a year and $16 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Lead Assembler is between $31,199 and $38,540. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Lead Assembler. 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

  • Tends variety of machines that form and assemble electrical wire leads, performing any combination of following tasks: reads work order to determine information, such as type and sequence of assembly and color-coded wire to use.
  • Places coil in vise or clamping device of machine and depresses pedal or turns lever to close clamps which shape coil lead.
  • Feeds wire into foot shear to cut wire leads to specified lengths.
  • Scrapes ends of lead wires to remove insulation, using knife and scraper, or adjusts stop guides and feeds wire into pedal-operated wire stripping machine which strips insulation from wires.
  • Dips stripped leads into tinning pot and inserts into wire brush machine to smooth surfaces.
  • Strings specified number of plastic beads or slides cotton sleeving over end of wire to insulate field coil lead.
  • Inserts end of lead wire into bullet press and depresses pedal to automatically position lugs on end of wire and to activate upper die which crimps lugs around end of lead.
  • Wraps cut lengths of insulated wire together, using waxed cord to form cables.
  • Positions lugs on wire leads by hand, prior to inserting assembly in press or crimping machine.
  • May be designated according to task performed as bead stringer; lead tinner; lugger; sleever; wire cutter; wire stripper.
Lead Assembler Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Job family population: 22,470

Estimated population of Lead Assembler jobs: 194

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Lead Assembler Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Production/Manufacting Assembler
May 21
Bridgewater, NJ, USA
C Technologies Inc.
Production Operator/Assembler 12/26/18 rev 1 Job Summary: The Production Operator/Assembler will play a key role in C Technologies success. They are responsible for performing the manufacturing ...
Assembly Operator
May 9
Eatontown, NJ, USA
Innovative Power Solutions, Zodiac Aerospace
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Performs any combination of the following tasks to assemble ...  5. Connects component lead wires to printed circuit or routes and connects wires between ...
May 20
Hauppauge, NY, USA
We are seeking an Assembler to become an integral part of our team! You will perform assembly line tasks as well as identify areas of improvement to increase efficiency. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 ...
May 14
Hauppauge, NY, USA
FIS Recruitment
We are seeking an Assembler to become an integral part of our team! You will perform assembly line tasks as well as identify areas of improvement to increase efficiency. Responsibilities: * Work with ...
Apr 26
Florham Park, NJ, USA
PrideStaff - Morristown, NJ
Assembler This position is perfect if you like being an essential part of the production process and like to work on a tight team of experienced, dedicated and no BS professionals. This employer has ...
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