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Plastic Tool Maker Salary
in New York, United States

$54,355 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$962

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plastic Tool Maker is $54,355 a year and $26 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Plastic Tool Maker is between $39,979 and $66,356. 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:
  • 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 New York, United States

Job family: Tool and Die Makers

Job family population: 73,510

Estimated population of Plastic Tool Maker jobs: 3,467

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$63,013
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Plastic Tool Maker Job Listings for New York, United States

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