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Mold Inspector Salary

$35,634 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mold Inspector is $35,634 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Mold Inspector is between $27,152 and $42,631. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Mold Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Inspects viscous plastics material in plate glass molds (cells) and removes defects preparatory to curing: examines material through glass sheet to detect defects, such as air bubbles, dirt particles, and other foreign matter.
  • Stands cell on end to elevate bubbles to surface and inserts spatula between molds to remove bubbles and foreign matter from edges.
  • Inserts metal clip into mold, using spatula, and maneuvers clip, using magnet to remove defects from body of cell.
  • May weigh cell on floor scale.
Mold Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Mold Inspector jobs: 253

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Mold Inspector Job Listings for United States

Mold Inspection Technician / Environmental Consultant
May 31
Boulder, CO, USA
Mold Inspection Sciences, Inc
As an industry leader, Mold Inspection Sciences provides affordable, professional, and high-quality mold inspection and testing services to people across our 15 service locations in eight states ...
Quality Inspector/Machine Operator
Jun 7
Rochester Hills, MI, USA
Mold Injection
Experience with plastic injection molding systems preferred. Desired Experience: * 2-4 yrs experience as a Manufacturing Quality Inspector. * Ability to read blueprints. * Good communication skills ...
Inspection Specialist
May 16
New Orleans, LA, USA
Maintain accurate records of measurement data e.g. wear tracking database, mold inspection data, engineering requests, etc. * Coordinate machine calibrations and planned maintenance. * Maintain all ...
Quality Inspector - Plastic Injection Mold Mfg - Climate Controlled - 3rd Shift (PPG#316404)
Jun 3
Elgin, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
Barton Professional Placement Group is recruiting for experienced Quality Inspectors for direct hire opportunities with our client, a plastic injection molding company, located in Elgin, IL. If you ...
Entry Level Composite/Production Technician
Jun 20
Huntington Beach, CA, USA
Pathway Group
Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments. * Smooth and clean inner surfaces of molds ...
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