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Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding Salary
in Kentucky, United States

$45,868 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$812

Average Bonus

Last updated: August 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding is $45,868 a year and $22 an hour in Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding is between $33,737 and $55,995. 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 Kentucky, 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 Kentucky, 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:
$53,174
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Kentucky, United States

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Description: Kentucky ( (listen) kən-TUK-ee), officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States. Although styled as the "State of Kentucky" in the law creating it, (because in Kentucky's first constitution, the name state was used) Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth (the others being Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts). Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky split from it and became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States. Kentucky is known...

Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding Job Listings for Kentucky, United States

Field Service Engineer
Aug 19
Lexington, KY, USA
ISG
... Die Casting Equipment, Injection Molding Machinery, Industrial Machinery or related equipment is essential - 2+ years of experience with commissioning and installation of large industrial equipment. ...
Process Engineer
Aug 9
Shelbyville, United States
Jobot
Bachelor's degree preferably related to plastics or mechanical engineering. 5+ years of Processing experience in plastic injection molding (Highly Desired) Must be able to communicate effectively in ...
Manufacturing in Paducah KY
Jul 31
Paducah, KY, USA
Manpower
Operating or tending metal molding, casting, or core making machines to mold or cast metal products and motor parts * Producing, inspecting, correcting, preparing and packaging product for shipment

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding is $45,868 a year and $22 an hour in Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding is between $33,737 and $55,995. 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 Kentucky, United States.

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Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding Job Listings for Kentucky, United States

Field Service Engineer
Aug 19
Lexington, KY, USA
ISG
... Die Casting Equipment, Injection Molding Machinery, Industrial Machinery or related equipment is essential - 2+ years of experience with commissioning and installation of large industrial equipment. ...
Process Engineer
Aug 9
Shelbyville, United States
Jobot
Bachelor's degree preferably related to plastics or mechanical engineering. 5+ years of Processing experience in plastic injection molding (Highly Desired) Must be able to communicate effectively in ...
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