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Molder Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$48,956 (USD)

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The average pay for a Molder is $48,956 a year and $24 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Molder is between $36,606 and $59,218. 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

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

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

Job family population: 41,320

Estimated population of Molder jobs: 1,596

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Molder Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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May 14
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Looking for a machine operator preferably with injection molding experience. Qualifications * Must be able to work well in a team * Experience in injection molding a plus * Must be mechanically ...
Injection Molding Supervisor
May 21
Bay Shore, NY, USA
FIS Recruitment
* Monitor and direct priorities for molding, mold maintenance, automation, equipment, machine maintenance and labor * Set up and implement a plan to continually develop and evaluate direct reports that ...
Process Engineer (Molding Tooling)
May 6
East Hanover, NJ, USA
Penn Technical Staffing
Master Molder preferred * Must possess good analytical and problem solving skills * ISO/QS/TS knowledge preferred * Bi-Lingual (English & Spanish) a plus
Plastics Injection Molding Process Technician
Apr 25
Rockland County, NY, USA
Our client is growing rapidly and has an exciting opportunity for an Injection Molding Process Technician in their Production team at the facility in Rockland County, New York . They are a global ...
Plastic Injection Molding Process Engineer
Mar 26
South Plainfield, NJ, USA
Molding: two-shot, insert, over * Complete device assembly & packaging * Staples manufacturing * Staples semi- and automated cartridge loading * Pad printing * UV/solvent/adhesive bonding, packaging ...
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