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Die Setter Salary
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$41,074 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$645

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Die Setter is $41,074 a year and $20 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Die Setter is between $30,754 and $49,683. 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 Pittsburgh, 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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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 Pittsburgh, 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%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,616
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Description: Pittsburgh ( PITS-burg) is a city in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. A population of about 301,048 residents live within the city limits, making it the 66th-largest city in the U.S. The metropolitan population of 2,324,743 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania (behind Philadelphia), and the 27th-largest in the U.S. Pittsburgh is located in the southwest of the state, at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers. Pittsburgh is known both as "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel...

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The average pay for a Die Setter is $41,074 a year and $20 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Die Setter is between $30,754 and $49,683. 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 Pittsburgh, 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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