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Forging Die Sinker Salary
in Colorado, United States

$35,029 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$494

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Forging Die Sinker is $35,029 a year and $17 an hour in Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Forging Die Sinker is between $26,727 and $41,872. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
Forging Die Sinker Job Prevalence in Colorado, United States

Job family: Tool and Die Makers

Job family population: 73,510

Estimated population of Forging Die Sinker jobs: 3,308

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,609
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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