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Musical Bow Maker Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$50,316 (USD)

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The average pay for a Musical Bow Maker is $50,316 a year and $24 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Musical Bow Maker is between $37,571 and $60,964. 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 bows for stringed instruments, using handtools and power tools: selects specified wood to shape bow, utilizing knowledge of bow styles.
  • Cuts and shapes bow blank from wood, using bandsaw, plane, file, and knife.
  • Positions blank over alcohol flame and bends blank to obtain desired curve of bow.
  • Cuts, glues, and solders ornamental material, such as ebony, ivory, tortoise shell, and silver, to form parts of bow, such as frog and ferrule, using bandsaw, torch, and caliper.
  • Drills or chisels mortise in lead of bow or frog to insert bow hair, using lathe, chisel, and hammer.
  • Ties knot in end of bow hair, combs hair to straighten strands, using brush, and inserts hair into mortise, through ferrule, and into frog of bow.
  • Secures bow hair in place with wooden wedge.
  • Smooths and stains bow to achieve desired appearance, using sandpaper, stain, and rags.
  • Adjusts weight, balance, and stiffness of bow by adding or removing decorative material, using handtools.
  • Replaces bow hair bow rehairer and repairs bows.
Musical Bow Maker Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Job family population: 97,820

Estimated population of Musical Bow Maker jobs: 3,199

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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