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Scrap Baller Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$35,132 (USD)

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The average pay for a Scrap Baller is $35,132 a year and $17 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Scrap Baller is between $31,199 and $41,638. 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

  • Tends machine that winds metal scrap into balls for salvage: hooks end of scrap onto reel of machine, using hook or handtool.
  • Starts machine that rotates reel and winds scrap into ball of specified size.
  • Turns lever to eject wound ball from machine.
  • Signals overhead crane operator to lower sling, and hooks ball onto sling for removal from work area.
  • Ties ball with wire to prevent unraveling.
  • May grade scrap according to alloy content.
  • May turn reel, manually to wind scrap.
  • May cut scrap metal, using power shear.
  • May weigh scrap metal, using floor scale.
Scrap Baller Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 392,910

Estimated population of Scrap Baller jobs: 8,243

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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