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Model Maker Wood Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$55,771 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Model Maker Wood is $55,771 a year and $27 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Model Maker Wood is between $41,191 and $67,915. 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

  • Constructs full-sized and scale wooden precision models of products, such as boats, automobiles, household appliances, aircraft, and machinery, using handtools, measuring instruments, and woodworking machines: selects wooden stock and marks layout of parts on stock, using precision equipment, such as scriber, square, protractor, surface plates, height gauges, and scales, following blueprint or draft.
  • Cuts and shapes lumber to general outline of part, using woodworking machines, such as bandsaw, lathe, planer, and router, or has stock shaped by shaper operator.
  • Assembles wood parts, using dowels, glue, nails, bolts, screws, and other fasteners.
  • Planes, shaves, files, scrapes, and sands model to attain specified shape, using handtools.
  • Verifies dimensions and contours of model during hand forming process, using templates and measuring device.
  • Waxes and polishes finished model.
  • May fabricate work aids, such as scrapers or templates for own use.
  • May construct hardwood hammer form dies used to produce handmade sheet metal parts.
  • May construct plastic duplicates plastic duplicator.
Model Maker Wood Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Model Makers, Wood

Job family population: 850

Estimated population of Model Maker Wood jobs: 311

Rate of error: 24.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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