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Valve Repairer Salary

$46,003 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$708

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Valve Repairer is $46,003 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Valve Repairer is between $34,164 and $55,879. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Valve Repairer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Rebuilds safety and flow valves used on compressed and liquefied gas cylinders, drums, or railway cars: disassembles valve, using bench vise and handtools.
  • Inspects components for surface flaws, and defects in stem and threads.
  • Reams valve seats with hand reamer and dresses threads with tap and die.
  • Immerses parts in cleaning solution and reassembles valve.
  • Dips valve in molten lead, using tongs, to prevent leakage.
  • Attaches valve and fusible plug to high-pressure gasline, submerges it in water, and observes for bubbles to test valve and plug for leaks.
  • Melts out defective plugs, scrapes hole clean, and pours in new metal.
  • Records number of valves tested and test results.
  • May attach gauge and open air valve to test filled cylinders for pressure.
  • May brush or spray chemical solution around valves to test filled cylinders for leaks.
  • May fill cylinders cylinder filler.
Valve Repairer Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 51,730

Estimated population of Valve Repairer jobs: 1,377

Rate of error: 3.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$53,330
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Valve Repairer Job Listings for United States

Hydraulic Valve Tester
Nov 7
Painesville, OH, USA
Vector Technical, Inc.
A&P Mechanics or previous FAA Repairmen certification holders welcome. * High Mechanical Aptitude and ability to read and understand blueprints, work instruction, and CMM' s. * Past Experience in ...
Skilled Shipyard Trade Workers
Nov 1
Norfolk, VA, USA
CTR Corporation
Valve Mechanics * Millwrights * Riggers * Spray Painters or Brush & Roll Painters * Blasters ... Machinery Repairman * Boatswain Mates * Aviation Boatswain Mate * Deck Seaman * ELT Qualifications

The average pay for a Valve Repairer is $46,003 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Valve Repairer is between $34,164 and $55,879. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Valve Repairer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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