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Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding Salary
in Louisville, Kentucky

$47,267 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$837

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding is $47,267 a year and $23 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding is between $34,766 and $57,703. 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 Louisville, Kentucky.

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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 Louisville, 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:
$54,795
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Louisville ( (listen) LOO-ə-vəl, (listen) LOO-ee-vil, (listen) LUUV-əl) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being Lexington, the state's second-largest city. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County, located in the northern region of the state, on the border with Indiana. Louisville, named for King Louis XVI of France, was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains...

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

Process Engineer Injection Molding
Jun 29
Seymour, IN, USA
Leading Automotive Tier 1 supplier
Familiarity with plastic processing. * Understanding of injection mold processing. * Able to evaluate molding and tooling problems for best solutions. * Able to manage complex assignment priorities ...
Die Setter
Jul 11
New Albany, IN, USA
Qualified Staffing
Do you have experience in the plastic injection industry? Our client in New Albany is seeking ... Responsible for installing molds in injection mold machines * Load processing and robot programs ...
2nd and 3rd Shift Operators
Jul 9
New Albany, IN, USA
Qualified Staffing
Ensuring the quality of our plastic molded parts before they are packaged. * Performing secondary operations on plastic pieces, including some assembly. * Pushing, pulling, lifting and stacking of ...
Press Operator 3rd Shift
Jun 1
New Albany, IN, USA
Nesco Resource, LLC
Ensuring the quality of our plastic molded parts before they are packaged. * Performing secondary operations on plastic pieces, including some assembly. * Pushing, pulling, lifting and stacking of ...
Project Engineer
May 20
Shelbyville, KY, USA
Nifco America
Must be familiar enough with injection molding/plastics to successfully enhance new project launch and contribute to continuous improvement * Must be familiar enough with part assembly to ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding is $47,267 a year and $23 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Mold Maker Die Casting & Plastic Molding is between $34,766 and $57,703. 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 Louisville, Kentucky.

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

Process Engineer Injection Molding
Jun 29
Seymour, IN, USA
Leading Automotive Tier 1 supplier
Familiarity with plastic processing. * Understanding of injection mold processing. * Able to evaluate molding and tooling problems for best solutions. * Able to manage complex assignment priorities ...
Die Setter
Jul 11
New Albany, IN, USA
Qualified Staffing
Do you have experience in the plastic injection industry? Our client in New Albany is seeking ... Responsible for installing molds in injection mold machines * Load processing and robot programs ...
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