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Molder Salary

$42,588 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$639

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Molder is $42,588 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Molder is between $31,844 and $51,514. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Molds optical glass into various shaped blanks.
  • Reads work order to determine type and quantity of optical glass to be molded.
  • Changes dies and adjusts length of stroke and pressure of press, and regulates temperature of ovens and die heater according to type of glass to be processed.
  • Places glass pieces in preheating oven to prepare glass for molding.
  • Spreads refractory powder on oven floor to prevent glass from sticking and places preheated glass in oven.
  • Presses glass pieces with paddles to determine readiness for molding and to shape glass to approximate shape of spoon die.
  • Slides glass into spoon die, positions die in press, and depresses pedal to lower ram of press to mold glass blank.
  • Removes spoon die from press and drops molded blank onto floor of cooling oven.
Molder Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 42,500

Estimated population of Molder jobs: 1,642

Rate of error: 3.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,371
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Molder Job Listings for United States

Molder Operator
Dec 4
Aitkin, MN, USA
Pro Staff
Pro Staff is currently looking for full-time 1st and 2nd shift Molder Operators to work at a full-service, custom rubber molding company in the Aitkin area. This company specializes in the ...
Molder
Nov 11
Garden Grove, CA, USA
Proficient Staffing
* Operate and maintain molding presses safely and efficiently for the making of rubber parts. * Monitor pressures, temperatures, and cure times on the mold presses. * Assist with preventative ...
Mold Maker
Dec 5
Clearwater, FL, USA
Randstad Engineering
The Lead Mold Makers must have a strong background building and rearing plastic injection molds for prototypes and production.These roles comes with an hourly rate commensurate with experience ...
Mold Maker
Dec 2
Kent, OH, USA
ResourceMFG
Now seeking a skilled Mold Repair Technician for a manufacturing facility in Kent, OH on 1st shift! Job duties of Repair Technician: * Build and repair tools/molds * Wire EDM machines * Maintenance ...
Mold Maker
Nov 27
Lodi, OH, USA
ABC Plastics
Mold Maker Experienced mold maker opening for a long established plastic injection molding manufacturer located near Medina, Ohio. Applicants must possess the ability to build and repair plastic ...

The average pay for a Molder is $42,588 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Molder is between $31,844 and $51,514. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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