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Plastic Tool Maker Salary
in United Kingdom

£31,942 (GBP)

Average Salary

£15/hr

Average Hourly

£565

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 18, 2020

The average pay for a Plastic Tool Maker is £31,942 a year and £15 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Plastic Tool Maker is between £23,494 and £38,995. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Molds and assembles plastic tools, such as gauges, jigs, templates, and fixtures, following blueprints.
  • Spreads layers of glass cloth on molds or forms and brushes each layer with plastic to build plastic tool following configuration of mold.
  • Pries cured plastic tool from mold with prying tool.
  • Calculates, from blueprints, location of guide and reference lines and holes for tools.
  • Measures and marks location of lines and holes on tools, using calipers, micrometers, and protractors.
  • Drills holes in tools, using drill press, and forces bushings into holes, using arbor press or hammer.
  • Assembles tools by laminating them with glass cloth and resin.
  • Verifies alignment and dimensions of assembly, using calipers, height gauges, gram scale, and sight level.
  • Trims excess material from tool parts with power grinder.
  • Fills space between adjoining parts with plastic.
  • May build wood frame to support and maintain alignment of complex tools, using carpenter's hand tools.
  • May laminate tools to frame.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£37,030
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plastic Tool Maker is £31,942 a year and £15 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Plastic Tool Maker is between £23,494 and £38,995. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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