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Die Casting Machine Setter Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$44,412 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Die Casting Machine Setter is $44,412 a year and $21 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Die Casting Machine Setter is between $33,570 and $53,404. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

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

Job family population: 154,860

Estimated population of Die Casting Machine Setter jobs: 5,247

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Die Casting Machine Setter Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Senior Mechanical R&D Engineer
May 23
Bronx, NY, USA
GAL Manufacturing Company, LLC.
Familiarity with basic and more advanced manufacturing processes such as sheet metal fabrication, stamping, machining, forging, injection molding and die casting. * Can produce 3D models and ...
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