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Mold Maker Plastic Molds Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$58,660 (USD)

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The average pay for a Mold Maker Plastic Molds is $58,660 a year and $28 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Mold Maker Plastic Molds is between $43,145 and $71,611. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Mold Maker Plastic Molds. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Plastic Molds Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Tool and Die Makers

Job family population: 73,510

Estimated population of Mold Maker Plastic Molds jobs: 3,405

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Mold Maker Plastic Molds Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Plastic Manufacturing Manager
May 9
Bethpage, NY, USA
PSI Molds
Must have at least 3 years of experience in management and some injection molding. Responsibilities ... Company Description Plastic products manufacturing.
Operations Manager - Plastic Injection Molding
May 11
Danbury, United States
Diedre Moire Corp.
Operations Manager - Plastic Injection Molding - Danbury, CT Manage manufacturing operations for a ... mold builder for the Aerospace, Medical, and Industrial Equipment industries. *** Direct and ...
Plastics Injection Molding Process Technician
Apr 25
Rockland County, NY, USA
... plastic materials and processes · Good injection mold and mechanical knowledge · 1-2 years' experience in manufacturing within either plastics, plastics dispensing/bottling, pharmaceutical or ...
Woodworker / Cabinet Maker
May 16
West Hempstead, NY, USA
Wilson Moulding
We are a small manufacturing company and we are seeking our newest team member in the wood shop. You will be making high end picture frames and related products. The right candidate is experienced in ...
Process Engineer (Molding Tooling)
May 6
East Hanover, NJ, USA
Penn Technical Staffing
Extensive knowledge of engineering grade plastics as it relates to plastic processing. * Advanced knowledge of Mold tooling required * Knowledge of Design of Experiments (DOE) as it relates to ...
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