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Scale Mechanic Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$58,995 (USD)

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The average pay for a Scale Mechanic is $58,995 a year and $28 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Scale Mechanic is between $43,332 and $72,080. 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

  • Installs, calibrates, and repairs weighing scales, using handtools, power tools, and standard test weights: moves scale into position, using hoists and rollers.
  • Inserts shims between scale base and foundation to level scale.
  • Secures scale to foundation, using handtools.
  • Tests scale, using certified weights, and adjusts pivots, dial settings, and pendulums to ensure that weight indication meets legal specifications.
  • Turns setscrews to adjust spring scales.
  • Disassembles scales and repairs or replaces worn or damaged parts, such as pivots and bearings, using bench grinder, handtools, and power tools.
  • Straightens, cleans, and repaints structural parts of scale.
  • May install, adjust, and repair electronically controlled scales.
Scale Mechanic Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

Job family population: 47,700

Estimated population of Scale Mechanic jobs: 1,239

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Scale Mechanic Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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May 21
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Project Manager
May 7
Piscataway, NJ, USA
Who We Are Binsky, a large-scale mechanical contracting and service provider located in Piscataway NJ is seeking a Project Development Manager. The Project Manager will report to the Director of ...
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Scale Operator
Apr 30
Queens, NY, USA
Sims Metal Management
We are currently looking for Scale Operators to join our facility in Queen, NY. Job Description ... mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in ...
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