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Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding Salary

$50,643 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$896

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding is $50,643 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding is between $37,249 and $61,824. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding. 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

Description:
  • Makes and repairs dies for diecasting of metal products and metal molds for injection or compression molding of plastic or glass products by analyzing specifications; laying out, machining, fitting, assembling, and finishing metal parts; and applying knowledge of die and mold design and construction.
  • Reads blueprints of product and die or mold, and computes specifications, applying knowledge of shop mathematics and metal diecasting or plastic or glass molding processes and machinery.
  • Plans sequence of operations, visualizing shape of die or mold in reverse of product.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock to lay out for machining lay-out worker.
  • Gives machining specifications to tool-machine set-up operators or sets up and operates machines, such as horizontal boring mill, engine lathe, profile milling machine, and pantograph machine to machine outer dimensions and contoured cavity of die or mold tool-machine set-up operator; pantograph-machine set-up operator.
  • Grinds, files, and sands parts, using files, emery cloth, and powered grinders, to fit parts for assembly and to smooth and finish cavity.
  • Assembles die or mold, using handtools.
  • Verifies dimensions, using calipers, planer gauges, and dial indicators.
  • May repair molds and be designated mold repairer, die-casting and plastic molding.
Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Tool and Die Makers

Job family population: 73,510

Estimated population of Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding jobs: 3,405

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$58,709
5 Year Change:
16 %

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We are currently seeking an experienced mold maker to construct, maintain, repair and rebuild molds ... Must be able to stand for long periods of time Company Description Olcott Plastics, a family-owned ...
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Mold Maker Location: Baldwin Park, CA Salary: $58,000 - $83, 000 DOE + Overtime + Bonus + Benefits ... Plastic injection molding experience a plus
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Escondido, CA, USA
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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding is $50,643 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding is between $37,249 and $61,824. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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