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Loading Unit Tool Setter Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$51,203 (USD)

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The average pay for a Loading Unit Tool Setter is $51,203 a year and $25 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Loading Unit Tool Setter is between $38,078 and $62,144. 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

  • Sets up series of machines to load platefuls of small arms cartridges with powder and bullets: changes setting screws on eccentric arm of shakers to adjust length of stroke of shaker table according to caliber and style of cartridge and bullet processed.
  • Installs powder volume plate in loading unit and inserts blocks of punches and collets in presses to seat and crimp bullets, using handtools.
  • Turns setscrews, stop nuts, and turnbuckles to adjust, by trial and error, side guides, backstops, conveyor fingers, and stroke of press gates, using height gauges.
  • Distributes plates to each work station according to work requirements.
  • Empties powder from volume plate into tray and weighs it, dividing by number of cartridges in plate to determine if total load and average per cartridge are within weights specified.
  • Changes volume plate for one with larger or smaller cavities until total and average loads meet specifications.
  • Observes unit in operation to detect malfunctioning.
  • Starts machine to load plate of cartridges and sends samples to ballistics laboratory for approval before releasing unit to operating crew.
Loading Unit Tool Setter 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 Loading Unit Tool Setter jobs: 89

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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