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Die Maker Salary
in Alabama, United States

$43,311 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$745

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Die Maker is $43,311 a year and $21 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Die Maker is between $31,988 and $52,741. 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 Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

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 Alabama, United States

Job family: Tool and Die Makers

Job family population: 73,510

Estimated population of Die Maker jobs: 3,467

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$50,209
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Die Maker Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Senior Tool & Die Maker
Mar 4
Albertville, AL, USA
Vet2Tech
Use all machinist and pattern maker hand tools and precision measuring instruments skillfully. * Fabricate, assemble, construct and repair metal or wood parts, tools, jigs, fixtures, master patterns ...
Tool and Die Maker
Feb 26
Dothan, AL, USA
Personnel Resources
Leading manufacturing company in the Wiregrass Area is seeking to hire a Tool and Die Technician. Job Purpose: Supports product manufacturing by constructing and repairing dies; machining parts
Tool & Die Skilled Team Member
Mar 16
Huntsville, AL, USA
AIDT
Tool and Die Maker, Location: Huntsville, AL - 35805
Press Room Tool & Die Maker
Feb 5
Birmingham, AL, USA
Magna International Inc.
Company Introduction Kamtek is part of Cosma International, a division of Magna International. We are the most diversified automotive supplier in the world. We design, develop and manufacture ...
Tooling Technician
Mar 6
Huntsville, AL, USA
AIDT
Tool and Die Maker, Location: Huntsville, AL - 35805
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