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Injection Molder Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,279 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Injection Molder is $35,279 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Injection Molder is between $27,025 and $42,028. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Injection 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

  • Forms plastic or rubber products, using injection-molding machines.
  • Dumps plastic powder, preformed plastic pellets, or preformed rubber slugs into hopper of molding machine.
  • Starts machine that automatically liquefies pellets, slugs, or powder in heating chamber, injects liquefied material into mold, and ejects molded product.
  • Observes gauges to ensure specified molding temperature and pressure are maintained.
Injection Molder Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 154,860

Estimated population of Injection Molder jobs: 5,172

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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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...

Injection Molder Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Injection Molding Process Technician - 3rd Shift
Jun 10
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Wise Plastics Technologies
Troubleshoots and identifies root cause issues of injection molding process and production equipment. * Performs established shift preventative maintenance and TPM tasks. * Maintains production data ...
Injection Molding Process Technician
May 29
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Arrow Home Products is looking for an Injection Molding Process Technician to join their Elk Grove Village team. In this role, you will be responsible for performing initial setups and start up on ...
Injection Molding Technician
May 29
Frankfort, IL, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
Timely and accurate installation and removal of injection molds, following quality/safety procedures * Set up and adjust assembly equipment, auxiliary equipment, and robots * Troubleshoot molding ...
Injection Molding Process Technician
May 29
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
Randstad USA
In-depth working knowledge of injection molding, plastic processing and system operation * Solid experience in the injection molding process validations and quality control * Strong analytical and ...
Maintenance Manager - Global Company - Injection Molding Industry (PPG-#319493)
Apr 30
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
Our client is a global leader in the injection molding industry. They are actively seeking a Maintenance Manager that would play an integral role on the plant leadership team. It is an essential ...
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