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Machine Shop Tool & Die Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$67,884 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Shop Tool & Die Maker is $67,884 a year and $33 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Shop Tool & Die Maker is between $49,101 and $83,493. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Machine Shop Tool & Die Maker. 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

  • Assesses specifications, lays out metal stock, prepares and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and machinists' hand tools, applying knowledge of tool and die design and construction, shop mathematics, metal properties, and layout, machining, and assembly procedures.
Machine Shop Tool & Die Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Tool and Die Makers

Job family population: 73,510

Estimated population of Machine Shop Tool & Die Maker jobs: 2,882

Rate of error: 2.0%

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...

Machine Shop Tool & Die Maker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

1st Shift Tool and Die Maker
Apr 27
Addison, Illinois, USA
JD Norman Industries
Education / Experience Knowledge of machine technology, mechanical principles, shop mathematics ... Must have progressive die experience of 4 or more years. Accountabilities Reports directly to the ...
Tool and Die Maker - Second Shift - Pre-Retire to FLORIDA!
Apr 5
Lisle, IL, USA
Interplex Sunbelt
Perform geometric shop calculations * Rework tooling details and performs skilled fitting, timing ... to get automation machines up and running. * Actively support 5S, Quality, and continues ...
Apr 23
Gurnee, IL, USA
Edmik Inc
1st shift, Experienced Tool Room Machinist/ Tool & Die Maker. Must be able to read and work off of detailed blueprints and have own basic shop tools. We are looking for a candidate with Milling ...
Tool & Die Maker - $30 / hr
May 7
Lincolnwood, IL, USA
Plastics extrusion company in Lincolnwood, IL is looking for a Tool and Die Maker for 1st shift. ... Maintain PM schedules on multi-layered die heads, mold blocks, and line equipment Minor machine ...
Tool & Die Maker - $31 / hr
May 1
Mundelein, IL, USA
The Tool & Die maker will work with compound tooling components, be responsible for making ... CNC Wire EDM Machines, CNC & Manual Milling Machines, Surface Grinders, OD Grinders, ID Grinders ...
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