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Ornamental Rail Installer Salary
in San Diego, California

$56,458 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Ornamental Rail Installer is $56,458 a year and $27 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for an Ornamental Rail Installer is between $41,411 and $69,038. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

  • Installs prefabricated ornamental ironwork, other than structural ironwork, such as metal window and door frames, motor-driven and automatic power doors, metal trim and paneling, and aluminum curtain-wall frames: measures and marks layout for installation, according to blueprints, using rule, template, square, and compass.
  • Welds brackets to lintels, sills, columns, and other structural framework.
  • Drills holes in metal, concrete, and masonry structure, using portable power drills, airhammer, and handtools.
  • Cuts, miters, and bevels metal trim and cover plates to size, using handsaws or portable power saws.
  • Bolts, clips, welds, or solders ironwork together and to brackets or anchors.
  • Verifies level and plumbness, using level or plumb bob.
  • Bolts newell posts, balusters, and other parts of stairways and stair rails to supports or embeds them in sockets.
  • Fastens cover plates and molding in place with metal screws to finish and trim work.
  • Installs equipment, such as motor-driven or automatic doors, following procedures provided by manufacturer.
  • May locate and mark reference points, dig postholes, mix concrete, and erect ornamental fences, using transit, posthole digger, and handtools.
  • When working with bronze, is designated ornamental-bronze worker.
  • May fabricate frames for mounting glass in ornamental cast stonework.
  • May be designated according to equipment installed as metal-sash setter; ornamental-rail installer; steel-door setter; steel-sash erector.
Ornamental Rail Installer Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Job family population: 9,000

Estimated population of Ornamental Rail Installer jobs: 165

Rate of error: 10.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

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