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Die Setter Salary
in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

$41,975 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$659

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 21, 2020

The average pay for a Die Setter is $41,975 a year and $20 an hour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Die Setter is between $31,428 and $50,773. 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 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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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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 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

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

Job family population: 18,330

Estimated population of Die Setter jobs: 1,611

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$48,660
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Harrisburg ( HARR-iss-burg; Pennsylvania German: Harrisbarrig) is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. With a population of 49,229, it is the 15th largest city in the Commonwealth. It lies on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, 107 miles (172 km) west of Philadelphia. Harrisburg is the anchor of the Susquehanna Valley metropolitan area, which had a 2018 estimated population of 574,659, making it the fourth most populous in Pennsylvania and 96th most populous in the United States. Harrisburg played a notable role in American history during...

Die Setter Job Listings for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Press Operator
Jan 17
Westminster, United States
Augmentation, Inc.
Read shop order, obtain die & punches, sharpen punches, assemble die ? install die into press. • Adjusting various perimeters • Set press including, feed assembly, etc. as requires by shop order ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Die Setter is $41,975 a year and $20 an hour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Die Setter is between $31,428 and $50,773. 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 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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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