The average pay for a Die Sinker is $36,784 a year and $18 an hour in Maryland, United States.
The average salary range for a Die Sinker is between $28,066 and $43,970.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.
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Makes forging dies by laying out, machining, and finishing impression cavities in die blocks, following blueprints and applying knowledge of diesinking.
Examines blueprint of part or die and plans sequence of operations.
Measures and marks die block to lay out designs of cavities.
Sets up and operates variety of machine tools, such as shaper, vertical turret lathe, and engine lathe to machine cavities in die block tool-machine set-up operator.
Obtains specified dimensions, contours, and finish of die cavities, using tools, such as power grinder, scrapers, files, and emery cloth.
Inspects die cavities, using templates and measuring instruments, such as calipers, micrometers, and height gauges to verify conformance to specifications.
May develop die design from blueprint of part, using knowledge of machining and forging processes.
May make templates to verify dimensions of cavities.
May make and inspect sample lead or plaster cast of part to verify fit of die members and basic shape of part.
May repair forging dies.
May set up and operate machines to plane surfaces and edges of forging dies.
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