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Die Setter Salary
in Kansas City, Missouri

$41,268 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$648

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Die Setter is $41,268 a year and $20 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Die Setter is between $30,899 and $49,917. 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 Kansas City, Missouri.

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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 Kansas City, Missouri, 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:
$47,841
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Kansas City, Missouri

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Description: Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 491,918 in 2018, making it the 38th most-populous city in the United States. It is the central city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri state line. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas...

Die Setter Job Listings for Kansas City, Missouri

Machine Operator (Entry-Level CNC) - Second & Third Shift
Jun 18
Lenexa, KS, USA
Kocher + Beck USA, L.P.
This includes cleaning the back of the die, milling the die to sharpen it and determining how long to polish the die. CNC Operators are responsible for cleaning the CNC machines before shift changes ...
Machine Operator (Laser Cutter) - First & Second Shift
Jun 20
Lenexa, KS, USA
Kocher + Beck USA, L.P.
This includes cleaning and inspecting the die. Laser Cutter Operators are responsible for cleaning the machines before shift changes every day, maintaining the machines and keeping the machines ...
Tool Maker
Apr 29
Kansas City, MO, USA
Honeywell
Citizen in order to obtain and maintain government security clearance. • Tool and Die certificate with the completion date of August 2019 or earlier or 5 years equivalent experience or on the job ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Die Setter is $41,268 a year and $20 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Die Setter is between $30,899 and $49,917. 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 Kansas City, Missouri.

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Die Setter Job Listings for Kansas City, Missouri

Machine Operator (Entry-Level CNC) - Second & Third Shift
Jun 18
Lenexa, KS, USA
Kocher + Beck USA, L.P.
This includes cleaning the back of the die, milling the die to sharpen it and determining how long to polish the die. CNC Operators are responsible for cleaning the CNC machines before shift changes ...
Machine Operator (Laser Cutter) - First & Second Shift
Jun 20
Lenexa, KS, USA
Kocher + Beck USA, L.P.
This includes cleaning and inspecting the die. Laser Cutter Operators are responsible for cleaning the machines before shift changes every day, maintaining the machines and keeping the machines ...
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