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Plaster Molder Salary
in New York, United States

$40,254 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$564

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plaster Molder is $40,254 a year and $19 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Plaster Molder is between $30,509 and $48,323. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Lays out parting line on patterns and casts plaster molds according to blueprints, sketches, and oral instructions, applying knowledge of metal characteristics, pattern contours, and pouring procedures: locates and scribes parting line on wood, metal, or plastic patterns, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, square, depth gauge, and straightedge.
  • Mixes plaster powder and water according to standard formula.
  • Places cope and drag (upper and lower half of flask) on molding table.
  • Pours liquid plaster into drag and positions pattern in plaster up to parting line.
  • Removes excess plaster, using straightedge, and allows mold to harden.
  • Places cope on completed drag, and makes depressions in plaster around drag pattern to ensure accurate joining of mold halves for casting.
  • Brushes parting agent on surfaces of mold, pattern, and flask and pours liquid plaster into cope.
  • Separates cope and drag after specified time and removes pattern.
  • Repairs cracks and broken edges of molds, using molder's handtools, such as spoon, trowel, and slick.
  • Removes excess plaster from molds, using knife or bandsaw.
  • Joins cope and drag sections of mold together by aligning them in flask and pouring liquid plaster over them.
  • May cut gates and risers into baked mold.
  • May position cores in drag and assemble mold.
  • May pour molten metal into molds, using hand ladle.
Plaster Molder Job Prevalence in New York, United States

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

Job family population: 41,320

Estimated population of Plaster Molder jobs: 1,242

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,666
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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