Piano Assembler

Perform tasks to assemble and install components in piano cases or benches.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Piano Assemblers do?

Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble and install components in piano cases or benches: Positions parts in specified relationship to each other preparatory to assembly or installation. Joins parts and bolts, nails, screws, or glues parts to assemble or install parts, using handtools and portable power tools. Planes, sands, and files or adds shims and bushings to obtain specified fit and movement of parts. Machines parts to specifications prior to assembly, using machines, such as circular saw, or single-spindle-drill press. May verify alignment of parts, using ruler and gauge.

Should I be a Piano Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Foot-Piece Assembler, Head-Piece Assembler

    How to become a Piano Assembler

    Piano Assemblers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Piano Assembler-related education!
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