Woodwind Instruments Inspector

Inspect woodwind musical instruments.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Woodwind Instruments Inspectors do?

Inspects woodwind musical instruments, such as clarinets, saxophones, or flutes, for defective finish and mechanical action, and makes repairs, using handtools and testing devices: Tests soldered joints for strength and keys for spring tension, using testing devices. Solders loose parts and adjusts spring tension, using soldering iron and handtools. Examines instrument for defects in finish, and touches up defects, using buffing wheel. Inserts instrument into device that closes all keys and admits compressed air. Observes manometer to ascertain presence of air leakage. Presses pads with finger to locate leakage and adjusts pad, using handtools. Marks other defects for correction.

Should I be a Woodwind Instruments Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Inspector, Woodwind Instruments

    How to Become a
    Woodwind Instruments Inspector

    Most Woodwind Instruments Inspectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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