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Roof Fitter Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$37,428 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$460

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Roof Fitter is $37,428 a year and $18 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Roof Fitter is between $31,199 and $44,511. 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

Description:
  • Aligns, fits, and secures roof onto railroad cars, using handtools and portable power tools: positions spreading device and chain jack inside car, using hoist.
  • Manipulates controls on spreading device or chain jack to push out or pull in sides of car to specified width.
  • Attaches holding device between sides of car to retain specified width.
  • Erects scaffolding in car to facilitate climbing to roof area, using carpenter's tools.
  • Climbs scaffolding and brushes sealing compound on top plates of car.
  • Signals crane operator to lower prefabricated roof onto top plates of car.
  • Aligns and fastens roof onto car, using impact wrench.
  • Bends roof flanges over sides of car, using hammer or mallet.
  • Reams holes in roof and top plate of car and inserts drift pins preparatory to riveting.
  • Disassembles and removes spreading device, jack, and scaffolding, using handtools.
Roof Fitter Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Roof Fitter jobs: 13

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,389
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Roof Fitter Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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