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Foundry Molder Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,516 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$616

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Foundry Molder is $40,516 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Foundry Molder is between $30,583 and $48,719. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Foundry Molder. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Creates molds to be used in casting metal.
  • Assembles flasks, using wrench, bolts, and tap screws.
  • Waters and mixes sand, shovels sand into flasks, and compacts sand in flasks, using ramming tool.
  • Sprays binder on surface of sand molds and dries surface with blowtorch.
  • Fits together, clamps, and unclamps cope and drag on production line.
  • Weighs out specified amounts of materials for furnace charge, and loads charge into melting furnace.
Foundry Molder Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Job family population: 13,960

Estimated population of Foundry Molder jobs: 3,063

Rate of error: 4.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,969
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Foundry Molder Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Foundry Utililty
Apr 15
Michigan City, IN, USA
Well-McLain
B-Line, Blast Operator, Core & Mold Maker, Floors) * B-Line : Machine operation, set up machine ... Foundry experience a plus Company Description Weil-McLain, a division of The Marley-Wylain Company ...
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