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Lock Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$55,233 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,182

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Lock Operator is $55,233 a year and $27 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Lock Operator is between $40,793 and $67,259. 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

Description:
  • Controls machinery to open and close locks and dams on canal: observes gauges and turns valves to increase or decrease water level in lock.
  • Observes positions of vessels and tie-up of mooring lines in lock to ensure optimum utilization of lock space and prevent vessel damage.
  • Logs data, such as water levels, weather conditions, and type, number, and destination of vessels.
  • Starts motors to open gates and sections of dams for passage of vessels.
  • Turns on navigation lights and traffic signals along canal.
  • Cleans, oils, and makes minor repairs to equipment.
  • Collects lock slips (vessel identifications slips) from vessel operators and submits slips to supervisor.
  • Ties or slips line-eyes over bitts on lock deck to secure vessels.
  • May direct activities of workers engaged in mooring vessels in lock.
Lock Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Bridge and Lock Tenders

Job family population: 3,240

Estimated population of Lock Operator jobs: 752

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,030
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About New York-Manhattan, New York

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Lock Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Electronic Security Technician
Apr 19
New York, NY, USA
Suffolk Lock & Security Professionals, Inc.
Strong attention to detail Company Description Suffolk-Nassau Lock & Security Professionals has ... As a family owned and operated company, we value great relationships. That's why everyone on our ...
Electronic Security Technician
Apr 19
Long Island, NY, USA
Suffolk Lock & Security Professionals, Inc.
Strong attention to detail Company Description Suffolk-Nassau Lock & Security Professionals has ... As a family owned and operated company, we value great relationships. That's why everyone on our ...
Locksmith Technician
Apr 19
Long Island, NY, USA
Suffolk Lock & Security Professionals, Inc.
Company Description Suffolk-Nassau Lock & Security Professionals has been in business since 1936. ... As a family owned and operated company, we value great relationships. That's why everyone on our ...
Flavor Production Operator
May 6
South Brunswick Township, NJ, USA
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Express Employment Professionals
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