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Patternmaker Plaster Salary
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$52,595 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$920

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Patternmaker Plaster is $52,595 a year and $25 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Patternmaker Plaster is between $38,738 and $64,154. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plans, lays out, and constructs master full-scale models, forms, mockups, check jigs, and plaster patterns for casting master tooling used in manufacturing aeronautical and aerospace products, utilizing knowledge of plaster patternmaking, metal forming, and foundry practices and procedures, using precision instruments, tools, and equipment: studies engineering tool design data, loft information, and blueprints to determine sequence of operations and to develop layout for constructing master model.
  • Lays out, locates, and aligns steel skeletons and master contour templates on surface table or other base structure to form model frame, using precision measuring instruments and devices, such as micrometers, calipers, and transit.
  • Forms plaster over template frame and hand finishes plaster to peripheral dimensions of contour templates, using scrapers, fairing tools, and other handtools.
  • Verifies finished dimensions of master model, using precision instruments.
  • Scribes butt, water, and station lines on master model to establish location points, reference lines, and contours for subsequent pattern casting.
  • Casts plaster pattern (splash) from sections of master model, and recasts pattern to produce working patterns of contour templates, check templates, and related tooling.
  • May fabricate master patterns, jigs, templates, or mockups from materials other than plaster, such as wax, plastic, and fiberglass.
  • May cut out and fabricate flat contour templates from engineering or loft information.
Patternmaker Plaster Job Prevalence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 3,200

Estimated population of Patternmaker Plaster jobs: 16

Rate of error: 5.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$60,972
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Description: Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has been coterminous with Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware...

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