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Wire Drawing Machine Operator Salary
in Rhode Island, United States

$37,680 (USD)

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Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wire Drawing Machine Operator is $37,680 a year and $18 an hour in Rhode Island, United States. The average salary range for a Wire Drawing Machine Operator is between $28,634 and $45,117. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Wire Drawing Machine Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rhode Island, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates wire drawing machine to shape or emboss wire used in dental work and costume jewelry: reviews work orders and selects shaping, reducing, or embossing roller dies according to specifications.
  • Positions roller die in machine that shapes, reduces, or embosses wire, such as gold, silver, or copper, to form dental or jewelry wire.
  • Turns setscrews to secure roller die in machine.
  • Inserts wire into machine feed mechanism, starts machine, and monitors machine operation.
  • Measures wire thickness to verify conformance to specifications, using micrometer.
  • Installs progressively smaller dies in machine and repeats operation until wire diameter meets specifications.
  • May measure physical properties of wire, such as tensile strength and bend set, and calculate elongation data, using test instruments and calculator.
  • May record production information, manually or using computer.
Wire Drawing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Rhode Island, United States

Job family: Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 73,530

Estimated population of Wire Drawing Machine Operator jobs: 935

Rate of error: 2.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Wire Drawing Machine Operator Job Listings for Rhode Island, United States

Machine Operators 2nd Shift
Feb 15
Cumberland, RI, USA
The Okonite Company
Machine Operator in our wire and cable manufacturing plant. 2nd shift only. No 1st shift jobs are available currently. Company Description The Okonite Company was founded in 1878, making it one of ...
Inside Machinist
Jan 3
North Kingstown, United States
General Dynamics Electric Boat
Previous experience including setup, operating, with vertical and/or horizontal turning/lathes ... Machine technology educational program preferred * Strong mathematical skills (geometry ...
Manufacturing Supervisor - 5295
Mar 11
Providence, RI, USA
Medvec Resources Group
... drawings. · Ability to read CNC code and/or previous CNC programming is a plus. · Ability to ... operator, cnc machinist, machining, aerospace, medical, orthopedic implant, power generation
Quality Inspector
Feb 25
Pawtucket, RI, USA
Staffing Company
The quality inspector is expected to be able to read product drawings, interpret/understand the ... Ensuring data is gathered and reported following standard operating procedures.  Reports any non ...
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