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Mold Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,435 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mold Worker is $35,435 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Mold Worker is between $27,180 and $42,177. 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

  • Removes steel ingots from molds after casting, and prepares molds for additional castings: signals overhead crane operator to lift mold, and knocks out ingot, using handtools and sledge.
  • Marks casting code on ingot with paint or chalk.
  • Examines mold and supporting plates for dirt, cracks, or breaks, and removes dirt and metal particles, using scraper, wire brush, and airhose.
  • Mixes mold wash according to formula, and coats mold, using spray gun; or signals overhead crane operator to dip mold in tar tank.
Mold Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 41,320

Estimated population of Mold Worker jobs: 53

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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 Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Mold Setter
May 24
McHenry County, IL, USA
Express Employment Professionals
If you have previous experience working with plastic injection molding machines then we want YOU! Be responsible for mold changeovers, removal, install and repair. This is a TEAM environment that ...
Mold Storage
Mar 6
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Mold Storage WeatherTech is seeking a well-qualified Mold Storage individual to retrieve and store ... This is an exciting opportunity with potential to advance for hard working, reliable, and teamwork ...
Mold Maker - $26 / hr
Apr 1
Bartlett, IL, USA
An injection molding company in Bartlett, IL is in need of a highly skilled mold maker. ... working for manufacturing companies that need their skill-set. Sign up today
Metal Pourers and Molders 3rd Shift
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Staffinders, Inc. Chicago
... workers to position equipment. · Remove solidified steel or slag from pouring nozzles, using long bars or oxygen burners. · Clean production equipment. · Remove workpieces from molds. General ...
Molding Engineer
May 17
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than ... Manage molded commodities over life cycle including tactical activities to support ongoing business ...
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