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Wire Rope Sling Maker Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$37,756 (USD)

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The average pay for a Wire Rope Sling Maker is $37,756 a year and $18 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Wire Rope Sling Maker is between $31,199 and $44,902. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Wire Rope Sling Maker. 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

  • Fabricates wire rope slings from cut lengths of wire rope: cuts wire rope to specified length, using hand shears or abrasive cutting wheel.
  • Marks rope at specified points, using chalk, and seizes at marks to facilitate forming sling.
  • Forms loop and makes splice, using either of following methods: (1) on mechanical splice, splits rope by separating three adjacent strands to seizing, leaving other three strands and core intact.
  • Bends sets of strands into desired size loop crossing over with one set.
  • Lays strand sections alternately back into rope grooves until sections are laid into throat.
  • Cuts out core and attaches metal sleeve to base of loop.
  • Presses sleeve onto rope, using mechanical or hydraulic press: (2) on hand splice, forms loop at end of rope to seizing.
  • Places loop in splicing vise or places thimble in loop, when required.
  • Interweaves or tucks loose end of strands into body strands, using marlinespike.
  • Cuts protruding ends and hammers down splice, using block of wood and mallet.
  • Wraps wire over splice, when required.
  • Attaches fittings, such as hooks, shackles, turnbuckles, and sockets, to slings according to customer's order.
  • May apply some fittings by swaging or filling with molten zinc.
Wire Rope Sling Maker 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 Wire Rope Sling Maker jobs: 11

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
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