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Woodworking Shop Hand Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$31,199 (USD)

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The average pay for a Woodworking Shop Hand is $31,199 a year and $15 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Woodworking Shop Hand is between $31,199 and $31,199. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Woodworking Shop Hand. 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

  • Performs any combination of following duties to facilitate cutting, finishing, storing, cleaning, and shipping wood products, and inspects products prior to shipment: stacks lumber or wood products on floor or in bins to supply machine operators or assemblers, or in kiln cars, yard, or shed for storage or seasoning.
  • Places sticks between lumber to permit air circulation, and binds stacks together during seasoning.
  • Hammers shaped steel bands into timbers and railroad ties to prevent splitting during seasoning and inserts bolts or metal dowels through split timbers to hold parts together.
  • Dismantles crates and removes nails and other metal from wooden parts to salvage material, using handtools.
  • Applies filler, putty, or other material, using brush, putty knife, and fingers to fill wood pores, holes, cracks, or other indentations.
  • Removes paint, lacquer, and other finishes from wood products, using solvent, steel wool, brush, and cloths, and sands rough spots, using sandpaper or sanding machine, to prepare surfaces for finishing.
  • Traces patterns on lumber stock as guide for machine operator.
  • Attaches articles to wires, cord, or hooks preparatory to dipping.
  • Dips article into vats to coat them with paint, asphalt, or other ingredients.
  • Marks furniture surfaces with crayon or rough-edged object to simulate antique finish.
  • Brushes surfaces with glue preparatory to covering surfaces with leather, paper, or other materials.
  • Nails together lumber for cutting, and places lumber on machine table.
  • Examines materials and products for defects, finish, and grade, and accuracy of dimension.
Woodworking Shop Hand Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 402,140

Estimated population of Woodworking Shop Hand jobs: 623

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
-4 %



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Woodworking Shop Hand Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Wood working shop is looking for an experienced Cabinetmaker
May 3
North Plainfield, NJ, USA
Joseph & Curtis
Our team is comprised of some of the most passionate and talented woodworkers and craftspeople in ... Curtis, on the other hand, got the trading "bug" at age 15 when he sat with a neighbor hour after ...
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