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Musical Bow Maker Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$42,674 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Musical Bow Maker is $42,674 a year and $21 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Musical Bow Maker is between $31,865 and $51,705. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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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 Dallas, Texas, 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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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in...

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