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Engineering Model Maker Salary
in Denver, Colorado

$45,496 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$737

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineering Model Maker is $45,496 a year and $22 an hour in Denver, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for an Engineering Model Maker is between $33,879 and $55,170. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Denver, Colorado.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates variety of machines to fabricate tooling, patterns, parts, and models for electronic, mechanical or electromechanical instruments, devices, or equipment, such as electromedical and computer equipment; measuring, indicating, and controlling instruments; and surgical and navigational instruments, according to engineering blueprints and specifications: studies drawings and sketches of proposed product and confers with engineering personnel to plan design details and model operation.
  • Determines machines, tooling, and sequence of operation necessary to produce model parts, tooling, dies, or patterns, utilizing knowledge of machining and fabricating techniques.
  • Lays out reference points and dimensions on assorted materials, such as metals, plastic, and synthetic resins, using measuring instruments and work aids lay-out worker i.
  • Sets up and operates machines, such as milling machines, lathes, grinders, drill press, punch press, and brake, to produce or modify model parts machinist.
  • Fits and assembles parts, using handtools or power tools.
  • Wires and solders electrical and electronic connections and components.
  • Inspects and tests model or other product to verify conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauges, and micrometers, and test equipment, such as multimeter and oscilloscope.
  • Suggests structural or operational modifications or reworks component parts as required to ensure performance of equipment or parts meets standards.
  • May consult with engineering.
Engineering Model Maker Job Prevalence in Denver, Colorado, United States

Job family: Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 5,820

Estimated population of Engineering Model Maker jobs: 527

Rate of error: 6.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,742
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Denver, Colorado

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Description: Denver (), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is named after James W. Denver, a governor of the Kansas Territory, and it is nicknamed the Mile High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile...

Engineering Model Maker Job Listings for Denver, Colorado

Engineering Technician
Apr 29
Littleton, CO, USA
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
... maker or model maker who performed design or development work on devices fabricated. *Certification:* Engineering technicians may be certified by the National Institute for Certification in ...
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