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Lead Press Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$35,953 (USD)

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The average pay for a Lead Press Operator is $35,953 a year and $17 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Lead Press Operator is between $31,199 and $42,684. 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 extrusion press to encase electric wire and cable in lead sheath: bolts die in head of press, fills melting pot with lead, and mounts reel of cable on machine spindle.
  • Threads cable through die and cooling chamber, fastens end to takeup reel, and starts machine.
  • Adjusts controls to regulate speed of cable through machine, temperature and flow of metal, pressure of hydraulic ram, and pressure of water spray in cooling chamber to ensure uniform sheathing of lead on cable.
  • Measures thickness and diameter of sheath with micrometers and calipers to verify conformity to size and surface specifications.
Lead Press Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 76,120

Estimated population of Lead Press Operator jobs: 454

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Lead Press Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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