Plug Wirer

Attach insulated wire to terminals of electric plugs.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$20,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Plug Wirers do?

Attaches insulated wire to terminals of electric plugs, using handpress: Positions wire in slot of plug shell and places brass terminal prongs in clamp of press. Moves lever that causes press to force exposed ends of wire into contact with prongs and secures contacts firmly in plug.


Should I be a Plug Wirer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Plug Wirer

    Most Plug Wirers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2865%25%29|certificate+%2835%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,65,65
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