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Die Maker Stamping Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$53,315 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Die Maker Stamping is $53,315 a year and $26 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Die Maker Stamping is between $39,268 and $65,032. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Makes and repairs stamping dies by laying out, machining, fitting, assembling, and finishing metal castings and parts, analyzing specifications and applying knowledge of die design and construction.
  • Examines blueprints of product and die, prototype products, and die models.
  • Visualizes structure and function of die and plans operations, applying knowledge of shop mathematics, machining and assembly methods, properties of sheet metal under pressure, and metal-forming presses.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes castings and stock for machining.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, radial drill press, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts to specifications, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Lifts machined parts manually or using hoist, and positions them on worktable or surface plate for assembly.
  • Shapes, smoothes, and fits flat and contoured surfaces of die members and parts, using hand tools, such as stones, files, and powered grinders die finisher.
  • Verifies dimensions, clearances, and alignment of members and parts in die, using dial indicators, gauge blocks, thickness gauges, and micrometers.
  • Dowels and bolts parts together, using hand tools, such as hammers and wrenches.
  • Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electric and hydraulic components.
  • Fits and assembles components for mechanical action within die.
  • May operate power press, perform final shaping and smoothing operations on die in press, and inspect sheet metal product, to complete tryout of die.
Die Maker Stamping Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Tool and Die Makers

Job family population: 73,510

Estimated population of Die Maker Stamping jobs: 2,614

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Die Maker Stamping Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Tool & Die Maker - $31 / hr
May 1
Mundelein, IL, USA
A stamping manufacturer in Mundelein is looking for a Tool & Die maker. The Tool & Die maker will work with compound tooling components, be responsible for making, sharpening and maintaining all ...
Tool & Die Maker - $35 / hr
May 15
Wauconda, IL, USA
A metal stamping company in Wauconda is looking for an experienced tool and die maker for a contract-to-hire opportunity. Flexible overtime available. Shift: 1st, 6am - 2:30pm Responsibilities ...
Tool & Die Maker
May 14
McCook, IL, USA
ODM Tool & Mfg. Co., Inc.
Job Requirements COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: · Knowledge and understanding of stamping dies, die design, construction techniques, maintenance and troubleshooting. · Ability to perform trigonometric ...
Tool and Die Maker - Second Shift - Pre-Retire to FLORIDA!
Apr 5
Lisle, IL, USA
Interplex Sunbelt
Interplex Sunbelt is a premiere stamping company located in beautiful Tamarac, Florida. Currently, Interplex Sunbelt has several job openings for Tool and Die makers on multiple shifts. Interplex ...
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