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Patternmaker Wood Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$64,706 (USD)

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The average pay for a Patternmaker Wood is $64,706 a year and $31 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Patternmaker Wood is between $47,197 and $79,321. 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

  • Plans, lays out, and constructs wooden unit-or sectional-patterns used in forming sand molds for castings according to blueprint specifications, using handtools and power tools: lays out pattern on woodstock, dividing pattern into sections according to shape of casting to facilitate removal of pattern from mold, utilizing knowledge of casting techniques, and using marking and measuring devices, such as scriber, shrink rule, and square.
  • Cuts and shapes parts, using bandsaw, lathe, planer, and router.
  • Fits and fastens parts together to form pattern or section, using glue, nails, dowels and screws.
  • Trims, smooths, and shapes surfaces, using handtools, such as plane, drawknife, chisels, and mallets.
  • Assembles sections and verifies dimensions of complete pattern, using templates, straightedges, calipers, and protractors.
  • Glues fillets along interior angles of pattern.
  • Paints pattern in standard code colors to indicate method of assembly.
  • Shellacs, lacquers, or waxes finished pattern.
  • May construct templates for use in shaping irregular curves in pattern template maker.
  • May construct wooden models.
  • May be designated according to type of pattern constructed as die-cast patternmaker; die-lay-out worker.
  • May repair broken or damaged patterns and correct patterns to compensate for defects in castings and be designated pattern setter.
Patternmaker Wood Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Patternmakers, Wood

Job family population: 770

Estimated population of Patternmaker Wood jobs: 366

Rate of error: 18.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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