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Die Setter Salary

$42,181 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$662

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Die Setter is $42,181 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Die Setter is between $31,583 and $51,022. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Die Setter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Prepares forging machines, such as forging presses, coining presses, drop hammers, forging rolls, and upsetters, for operation following blueprint, work order, and data-chart specifications, and using hand tools and measuring instruments, such as rules, squares, and gauges.
  • Aligns and bolts specified dies to ram and anvil of presses and hammers.
  • Installs impression and gripping dies and synchronizing cams on upsetting machines.
  • Sets and bolts roll dies into self-positioning slots or dogs on roll shafts of forging rolls.
  • Aligns and bolts positioning fixtures and stops, and turns handles or knobs to synchronize conveyor speed with forging-machining action and heating cycle of furnace.
  • Starts machine and inspects work to verify conformance of die setup to specifications.
  • May be designated according to machine set up.
Die Setter Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 18,300

Estimated population of Die Setter jobs: 1,609

Rate of error: 3.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,899
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Die Setter Job Listings for United States

Die Setter
Jul 18
New Haven, MI, USA
Global Technology Associates
Die Setter Job ID : 19-00354 Location : New Haven, MI Pay Rate : Highly Competitive Additional Benefits : Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more! Type of hire : Direct Shift ...
Die Setter
Jul 15
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Coastal Careers, Inc.
The Die Setter/Operator will set dies into the press and then run production on that job. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Operate overhead crane. * Ability to transfer the die in the proper ...
Molding Die Setter - 2nd Shift
Jul 18
Clarkston, MI, USA
Cornerstone Staffing Solutions
A Leading Manufacturing Facility in Clarkston, Michigan is currently seeking an experienced PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING DIE SETTER to join their 2nd shift team. This position requires working in a fast ...
Die Setter
Jul 11
New Albany, IN, USA
Qualified Staffing
High School Diploma or GED required. * 3-5 years' experience in die setting preferred. * Must be experienced with a range of IMM tonnage and controller types * Robotics experience preferred.
Die Setter/Mechanic
Jun 28
Aberdeen, MD, USA
Independent Can Company
Die Setter/Press Mechanic Job Duties and Responsibilities * Be knowledgeable on dies so as to tap up and file, set, adjust, replace parts, and maintain. * Have the ability to set-up, adjust, repair ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Die Setter is $42,181 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Die Setter is between $31,583 and $51,022. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Die Setter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Die Setter Job Listings for United States

Die Setter
Jul 18
New Haven, MI, USA
Global Technology Associates
Die Setter Job ID : 19-00354 Location : New Haven, MI Pay Rate : Highly Competitive Additional Benefits : Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more! Type of hire : Direct Shift ...
Die Setter
Jul 15
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Coastal Careers, Inc.
The Die Setter/Operator will set dies into the press and then run production on that job. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Operate overhead crane. * Ability to transfer the die in the proper ...
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