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Mold Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,380 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mold Maker is $41,380 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Mold Maker is between $31,194 and $49,801. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Mold Maker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Forms molds for production of metal castings.
  • Assembles metal casting frame.
  • Seals frame with fire clay, using trowel, and sprays interior of frame and core with bone ash to prevent adherence of molten metal to core.
  • Pushes car under pouring spout of ladle.
Mold Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Job family population: 13,960

Estimated population of Mold Maker jobs: 1,957

Rate of error: 4.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Mold Maker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Mold Maker - Injection Molding
Jun 26
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Olcott Plastics
We are currently seeking an experienced mold maker to construct, maintain, repair and rebuild molds, dies other tooling and machine parts. Responsibilities: * inspect tooling and components and build ...
Tool and Die Maker
May 29
La Porte, IN, USA
S&R Resources
Summary: Build, modify and repair coin dies, machining fixtures, gauges, molds and other tooling, according to engineering specifications, in a timely manner that meets customer expectations.
Heading Tool Maker
May 9
Chicago, IL, USA
Objective: To make new, and repair/rework old header machine dies in accordance with company standards. Duties: 1. Make or repair tooling as assigned. 2. Maintain and complete "work to be done" log. ...
CNC Programmer
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Ultra-Metric Tool Co.
... Maker, Mold Maker, or manual Machinist experience - Pass pre-employment screening, drug screening & previous employment verification - SolidWorks CAD mold design & detailing experience - ID/OD ...
Tool Maker 19-00404
May 23
Bartlett, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Tool Maker (1st or 2nd shift) Location: Bartlett, IL Pay Rate: Open Duration of Job: 2-3mo Contract Our client is seeking experienced Tool Makers with experience in a high precision environment for ...
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