What Do Coil Winders, Tapers And Finishers Do

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Coil Winders, Tapers And Finishers

Coil Winders, Tapers And Finishers wind wire coils used in electrical components, such as resistors and transformers, and in electrical equipment and instruments, such as field cores, bobbins, armature cores, electrical motors, generators, and control equipment.

Salary
$40280
Becoming One
Easy
Education
No degree required
Job Satisfaction
Low
Job Growth

Personality





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What they do

Coil Winders, Tapers And Finishers wind wire coils used in electrical components, such as resistors and transformers, and in electrical equipment and instruments, such as field cores, bobbins, armature cores, electrical motors, generators, and control equipment.

  • Operate or tend wire-coiling machines to wind wire coils used in electrical components such as resistors and transformers, and in electrical equipment and instruments such as bobbins and generators.
  • Attach, alter, and trim materials such as wire, insulation, and coils, using hand tools.
  • Cut, strip, and bend wire leads at ends of coils, using pliers and wire scrapers.
  • Review work orders and specifications to determine materials needed and types of parts to be processed.

Typical day

On a daily basis, Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers line slots with sheet insulation and insert coils into slots. They record production and operational data on specified forms.

A typical day for a Coil Winder, Taper and Finisher will also include:

  • Cut, strip, and bend wire leads at ends of coils, using pliers and wire scrapers.
  • Review work orders and specifications to determine materials needed and types of parts to be processed.
  • Attach, alter, and trim materials such as wire, insulation, and coils, using hand tools.
  • Disassemble and assemble motors, and repair and maintain electrical components and machinery parts, using hand tools.
  • Operate or tend wire-coiling machines to wind wire coils used in electrical components such as resistors and transformers, and in electrical equipment and instruments such as bobbins and generators.

Other responsibilities

Besides their typical day, Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers also examine and test wired electrical components such as motors, armatures, and stators, using measuring devices, and record test results. They may also stop machines to remove completed components, using hand tools.

On a weekly to monthly basis, Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers review work orders and specifications to determine materials needed and types of parts to be processed. They might also select and load materials such as workpieces, objects, and machine parts onto equipment used in coiling processes.

In addition, they attach, alter, and trim materials such as wire, insulation, and coils, using hand tools.

Although specific duties may vary, many of them apply solutions or paints to wired electrical components, using hand tools, and bake components.

To some Coil Winders, Tapers and Finishers, it is also their responsibility to cut, strip, and bend wire leads at ends of coils, using pliers and wire scrapers.

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What is the job like

Job satisfaction

Low

Is this job meaningful

Low

61% said they were satisfied with their job and 46% said they found their job meaningful.


Pros

Suitable for people who like practical and hands-on work.

Suitable for people who want to work in a supportive work environment.

This career is perfect for people who love to work indoors.

It is easy to get into this career. Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for this career.

Cons

Not suitable for people who like to help and teach others.

One of the lowest paying jobs.

Demand for this career is declining.

How much do they make

Average salary

$40280 per year

Average hourly wage

$19 per hour

Entry-level Coil Winders, Tapers And Finishers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $26,930 to $31,070 per year or $13 to $15 per hour.

Salary by experience Annual Hourly
Highest (Top 10%) $58,150 $28
Senior (Top 25%) $47,300 $23
Median $37,970 $18
Junior (Bottom 25%) $31,070 $15
No experience (Bottom 10%) $26,930 $13

This table shows the top 10 highest paying industries for Coil Winders, Tapers And Finishers based on their average annual salary.

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Repair and Maintenance $48720 $23.43
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing $46180 $22.20
Employment Services $45190 $21.72
Nonferrous Metal Production and Processing $42060 $20.22
Machinery Manufacturing $41090 $19.75
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $39810 $19.14
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing $39350 $18.92
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities $39140 $18.82
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $38830 $18.67
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel $38390 $18.46

View more salary by industries here.

Where can they work

Where can Coil Winders, Tapers And Finishers work? Here is a table showing the top 10 largest employers of Coil Winders, Tapers And Finishers including the average salary in that industry.

Employers Total Employed Annual Salary Hourly Wages
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 4800 $39350 $18.92
Machinery Manufacturing 1070 $41090 $19.75
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 980 $35930 $17.27
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 830 $38830 $18.67
Nonferrous Metal Production and Processing 750 $42060 $20.22
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 590 $37280 $17.92
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 540 $36100 $17.36
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Repair and Maintenance 420 $48720 $23.43
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 280 $46180 $22.20
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 210 $32060 $15.41

What is the work day like

Working hours

Less than 40 hours
0%

40 hours
86%

More than 40 hours
14%

Working schedule

87%

13%

0%

Email

How often do you use email in this job?

Once a week
0%

Every day
0%

Telephone

How often do you have telephone conversations in this job?

Once a week
16%

Every day
0%

Group discussions

How often do you have group discussions in this job?

Once a week
52%

Every day
43%

Public speaking

How often does this job require you to do public speaking?

Never
55%

Once a year
21%

Once a month
0%

Once a week
24%

Every day
0%

Level of competition

How much competitive pressure is in this job?

Not competitive at all
14%

Slightly competitive
30%

Moderately competitive
17%

Highly competitive
39%

Extremely competitive
0%

What is the work environment like

Office-style environment

Indoors in an environmentally controlled condition

Never
29%

Once a year or more
0%

Once a month or more
8%

Once a week or more
8%

Every day
55%

Warehouse-style environment

Indoors in a non-controlled environmental condition such as a warehouse

Never
32%

Once a year or more
0%

Once a month or more
8%

Once a week or more
16%

Every day
44%

Outdoors

Outdoors exposed to all weather conditions

Never
60%

Once a year or more
31%

Once a month or more
8%

Once a week or more
1%

Every day
0%

Outdoors – Under Cover

Outdoors but under cover (e.g. structure with roof but no walls)

Never
76%

Once a year or more
16%

Once a month or more
8%

Once a week or more
0%

Every day
0%

How to become one

Difficulty to become one

Easy
You may need some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience. Most careers in this difficulty category usually don’t require a degree. However, you will need a few months of on-the-job training with experienced employees. Similar careers include Customer Service Representatives, Security Guards, and Bank Tellers.

Required level of education

What level of education do you need to perform the job?

Less than a High School Diploma
2%

High School Diploma or equivalent
57%

Post-Secondary Certificate
41%

Some College Courses
0%

Associate’s Degree or similar
0%

Bachelor’s Degree
0%

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
0%

Master’s Degree
0%

Post-Master’s Certificate
0%

First Professional Degree
0%

Doctoral Degree
0%

Post-Doctoral Training
0%

Relevant majors

No majors found

Relevant work experience

How much related work experience do you need to get hired for the job?

None
56%

1 month
16%

1 to 3 months
1%

3 to 6 months
0%

6 months to 1 year
20%

1 to 2 years
0%

2 to 4 years
2%

4 to 6 years
0%

6 to 8 years
2%

8 to 10 years
0%

Over 10 years
2%

On The Job Training

How much on the job training do you need to perform the job?

None or short demonstration
0%

1 month
4%

1 to 3 months
18%

3 to 6 months
43%

6 months to 1 year
35%

1 to 2 years
0%

2 to 4 years
0%

4 to 10 years
0%

Over 10 years
0%

Should you become one

Best personality type for this career

The Builder

People with this personality type likes practical and hands-on work. They prefer working with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

The Builder
100%

People with The Builder personality type likes practical and hands-on work. They prefer working with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery.


The Thinker
48%

People with The Thinker personality likes to work with ideas that require an extensive amount of thinking. They prefer work that requires them to solve problems mentally.


The Artist
19%

People with The Artist personality likes to work with designs and patterns. They prefer activities that require self-expression and prefer work that can be done without following a clear set of rules.


The Helper
14%

People with The Helper personality type likes to work with people and in teams. They prefer work that allows them to build relationships with others.


The Leader
24%

People with The Leader personality likes to start and work on projects. They also like leading people and making many decisions.


The Organizer
67%

People with The Organizer personality type likes to follow set procedures and routines. They prefer working with data and details more than with ideas.


You can read more about these career personality types here.

People who are suitable for this job tend to like work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They like working with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

They also like following set procedures and routines. They like working with data and details more than with ideas.

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Work Values

Which values are the most important to a person’s satisfaction for this job?

Achievement
29%

You are someone who is results oriented. You prefer work that allows you to utilize your skills and abilities while at the same time giving you a sense of accomplishment.

Working Conditions
36%

You are someone who values job security, steady employment, and good working conditions. You also prefer work that keeps you busy all the time with something different to do every day.

Recognition
19%

You are someone who values job advancement and leadership roles. You prefer work that receives recognition for the work you do and jobs that are looked up to by others in the company and your community.

Relationships
33%

You are someone who likes to provide a service to others. You prefer a work environment where you can work with your co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

Support
67%

You are someone who values a company that stands behind their employees. You prefer a work environment where everyone is treated fairly and is being supported by the company.

Independence
33%

You are someone who likes to work on your own and make your own decisions. You prefer work that requires little supervision and are allowed to try out your own ideas.

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