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Plastic Tool Maker Salary

$51,081 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$904

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Plastic Tool Maker is $51,081 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Plastic Tool Maker is between $37,571 and $62,359. 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 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.
Plastic Tool Maker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Tool and Die Makers

Job family population: 72,700

Estimated population of Plastic Tool Maker jobs: 3,429

Rate of error: 2.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$59,217
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Plastic Tool Maker Job Listings for United States

Tool Maker - $33 / hr
Dec 5
Germantown, WI, USA
FactoryFix, Inc.
A plastics company in Germantown, WI is looking for a Tool Maker for a 2nd shift full-time opportunity. Responsibilities: * Under the direction of the Molding Manager, the Tool Maker is responsible ...
Tool Maker - Atlanta, GA
Nov 8
Atlanta, GA, USA
Milacron
1st Shift Tool Maker Atlanta, GA Milacron Milacron is a global leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of highly engineered and customized systems within the $27 billion plastic ...
Tool Maker
Nov 22
Rosemount, MN, USA
Reese Enterprises, Inc.
Tool Maker Astro Plastics - Rosemount, MN www.astroplastics.com Astro Plastics (a dba of Reese Enterprises, Inc.) has produced highly engineered thermoplastic profile extrusions for more than fifty ...
Lead Tool and Die Maker
Dec 2
Lenoir City, TN, USA
Dienamic Tooling Systems
Dienamic Tooling Systems (DTS) is looking for a Lead Tool and Die Maker for 2nd shift! Summary ... Measure, mark, and scribe metal or plastic stock to lay out machining, using instruments such as ...
Tool Maker - MU
Dec 2
New Hope, MN, USA
ENTEGEE MN
Maintain and repair plastic injection molds to support production. * Build, design and maintain tools for production and instruct Department Lead Person, Supervisor or Machine Operators on their use ...

The average pay for a Plastic Tool Maker is $51,081 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Plastic Tool Maker is between $37,571 and $62,359. 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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Tool Maker - $33 / hr
Dec 5
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A plastics company in Germantown, WI is looking for a Tool Maker for a 2nd shift full-time opportunity. Responsibilities: * Under the direction of the Molding Manager, the Tool Maker is responsible ...
Tool Maker - Atlanta, GA
Nov 8
Atlanta, GA, USA
Milacron
1st Shift Tool Maker Atlanta, GA Milacron Milacron is a global leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of highly engineered and customized systems within the $27 billion plastic ...
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