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Die Casting Machine Setter Salary

$38,640 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$572

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Die Casting Machine Setter is $38,640 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Die Casting Machine Setter is between $29,207 and $46,464. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Sets up diecasting machines that cast parts, such as automobile trim, carburetor housings, and motor parts from nonferrous metals, such as zinc, aluminum, or magnesium: lifts specified die sections into machine, using chain fall or hoist.
  • Secures die sections in position and adjusts stroke of ram, using handtools.
  • Connects water hoses to cooling system of die.
  • Preheats die sections with torch or electric heater.
  • Turns valves and sets dials to regulate flow of water circulating through die, timing cycle, and operating speed of machine, based on size and structure of part to be cast and type and temperature of metal being used.
  • Starts machine to produce sample casting, and examines casting to verify setup.
  • May clean diecasting machines, using high-pressure steam hose and detergent.
  • May perform maintenance on machine or dies, such as replacing pipelines or hoses, lubricating machine, or replacing ejector pins in dies.
  • May verify machine setups and adjust malfunctioning machines and be designated die-casting-machine maintainer.
  • May dismantle dies for repair by die maker, stamping.
Die Casting Machine Setter Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 164,110

Estimated population of Die Casting Machine Setter jobs: 5,560

Rate of error: 1.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,795
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Die Casting Machine Setter Job Listings for United States

Die Casting Support Services Technician
Nov 9
Mexico, United States
Eagle SNG
Performs various support activities for die maintenance and machine shop functions. 1.Repairs and ... Experience working in the die casting industry. Computer, Technical, mechanical, mathematical and ...
Die Setter 3rd shift
Dec 9
Caledonia, MI, USA
AtWork Personnel Services
Looking for a Die Setter to operate and repair tools, dies and distinct holding and operating devices that enable machines to shape, form plastic parts. • Runs assigned jobs at rate. • Sets-up ...
Die Setter
Dec 2
Aurora, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering
Injection Molding Die Setter Perform setup of the injection molding machines, including dies, settings, chiller, thermolators, hot runners, material, EOAT, and any other auxiliary equipment. Key ...
Eyelet Die Setter
Nov 19
Hamburg, MI, USA
Express Employment Professionals
... die setter candidates for 1st and 2nd shift positions. These positions offer long-term and ... Experience with 100 ton - 800 ton Press Machines * Experience with Preventative Maintenance ...
Die Setter
Oct 29
Mount Clemens, MI, USA
Manpower US
Leading Automotive Metal Stamping Plant in Mount Clemens is looking for Die Setter. Positions can ... The associate will be Dies & coils on multiple machines for most of their shift for production on ...

The average pay for a Die Casting Machine Setter is $38,640 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Die Casting Machine Setter is between $29,207 and $46,464. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Die Casting Support Services Technician
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Die Setter 3rd shift
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Looking for a Die Setter to operate and repair tools, dies and distinct holding and operating devices that enable machines to shape, form plastic parts. • Runs assigned jobs at rate. • Sets-up ...
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