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Wireworker Salary
in United Kingdom

£18,138 (GBP)

Average Salary

£9/hr

Average Hourly

£194

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 21, 2020

The average pay for a Wireworker is £18,138 a year and £9 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Wireworker is between £17,076 and £21,110. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Performs any combination of following tasks involved in cutting, stripping, taping, forming, and soldering wires or wire leads of components used in electrical and electronic units, such as communication equipment, ignition systems, electrical appliances, test equipment, or other electrical or electronic systems: cuts wire to specified lengths, using wire cutters and ruler or measuring jig.
  • Strips insulation from wire ends, using stripping tool.
  • Twists wire ends and dips ends into pot of solder to prevent fraying.
  • Solders wires to specified connectors and terminals, using soldering iron, or crimps connectors and terminals to wire ends, using handtools.
  • Wraps numbered or colored identification tape around wires.
  • Rolls wires of identical number or color together and attaches tag to roll.
  • Inserts wires into plastic insulation tubing.
  • Bends, cuts, and crimps component leads to prepare component for mounting onto printed circuit board or other assembly, using handtools.
  • Inserts wires in automatic numbering or color-coding machine to imprint part numbers or color codes.
  • Dips wire or component leads into paraffin solution to insulate wire and leads.
  • Applies protective coatings onto wires, using brush.
  • Tests wire and cable assemblies and repairs defective assemblies.
  • May use automated equipment or bench-mounted devices to cut, strip, bend, or crimp wire.
  • May be designated by type of wire worked as component lead former.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£21,027
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wireworker is £18,138 a year and £9 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Wireworker is between £17,076 and £21,110. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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