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Machine Molder Squeeze Salary
in San Diego, California

$43,532 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Molder Squeeze is $43,532 a year and $21 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Molder Squeeze is between $32,727 and $52,479. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

  • Operates molding machine to form sand molds used in production of metal castings: assembles flask, pattern, and follow board on molding table of machine.
  • Sifts sand over pattern, using riddle, and fills flask with sand by opening hopper or using shovel.
  • Packs sand around pattern contours, using ramming tool or pneumatic hammer.
  • Starts machine that compacts sand in flask to form mold.
  • Cuts pouring spout and vents in mold, using sprue cutter and wire.
  • Lifts cope half of flask off drag half and removes pattern.
  • Cleans cavity of mold, using airhose.
  • Positions cores in drag, and assembles cope and drag.
  • May set cores in mold cavity.
  • May install pattern on bed of machine, and adjust pressure of ram.
  • May be designated by machine operated as machine molder, roll-over; machine molder, squeeze; or product molded as molder, fitting.
Machine Molder Squeeze Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

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

Job family population: 154,860

Estimated population of Machine Molder Squeeze jobs: 1,855

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

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