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Die Maker Salary

$48,816 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$840

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Die Maker is $48,816 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Die Maker is between $36,054 and $59,445. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Die Maker. 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:
  • Fabricates set of dies for use in forming and shaping metal jewelry blanks, following drawings or blueprints and using variety of metalworking machines and engraver's hand tools.
  • Brushes blue dye on surface of steel block work piece.
  • Measures, locates, and marks center of block with cross-lines, using divider and drafter's pencil.
  • Copies design, freehand, from sample drawing or blueprint, maintaining size specifications.
  • Scribes along drawn line, using scribe.
  • Measures finished design for conformance to specifications, using calipers and gauges.
  • Positions work piece in vise and cuts out lines of design.
  • Chips and cuts away excess metal to complete design, using metalworking machines and hand tools.
  • Verifies dimensions of work piece, using calipers and gauges.
  • Hardens and tempers steel block and drives it into another block of soft steel or plastic to form sunken design, using press, or sends it to machine shop for processing.
  • Engraves other half of die by pounding thin sheets of metal into completed half.
  • May engrave lettering and designs into dies, using pantograph machine.
  • May cut out, shape, and harden upper steel die (forcer) used to stamp out jewelry articles.
Die Maker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Tool and Die Makers

Job family population: 72,700

Estimated population of Die Maker jobs: 3,429

Rate of error: 2.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$56,592
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Die Maker Job Listings for United States

Tool and Die Maker
Dec 12
Avon, OH, USA
Everstaff
West Side company is looking for a tool and die maker: Duties: Lays out, machines, fits, assembles, and finishes detail components and parts to make, maintain and trouble shoot single-hit ...
Tool and Die Maker
Dec 11
Jefferson, OH, USA
Infinity Resources
Tool and Die Maker Our client, an established Jefferson Ohio company, is seeking an entry level tool and die maker. This 1st shift position requires proactive, independent, self-driven individuals ...
Journeyman Tool & Die Maker- 1st Shift
Dec 11
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Strategic Resources
We are looking for a 1st shift Tool & Die Maker in Milwaukee (near Miller Park). Hours are M-Th 5:00am-3:30pm, OT on Friday. Pay rate is set at $25.84 per hour with room for growth! JOB PURPOSE AND ...
Tool and Die Maker - 4876452
Dec 5
Trenton, GA, USA
Automation Personnel Services
Automation Personnel Services is seeking a Tool and Die Maker for a manufacturer located in Trenton, GA. Position is temp to hire. Pay Rate: $19.00 per hour Shifts: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM Monday through ...
Lead Tool and Die Maker
Dec 2
Lenoir City, TN, USA
Dienamic Tooling Systems
Dienamic Tooling Systems (DTS) is looking for a Lead Tool and Die Maker for 2nd shift! Summary/objective: Lead a small group of Tool and Die Makers, Apprentices, and Machine Operators while also ...

The average pay for a Die Maker is $48,816 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Die Maker is between $36,054 and $59,445. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Die Maker. 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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Dec 11
Jefferson, OH, USA
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Tool and Die Maker Our client, an established Jefferson Ohio company, is seeking an entry level tool and die maker. This 1st shift position requires proactive, independent, self-driven individuals ...
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