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Ram Die Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$53,721 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$908

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ram Die Maker is $53,721 a year and $26 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Ram Die Maker is between $39,513 and $65,582. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Casts plaster dies for hydraulic ram press that forms pottery ware: places wire mesh over die face of master model and presses or taps mesh with wooden mallet to contour of model.
  • Wires nonmetallic conduit to wire mesh.
  • Removes wire mesh assembly and sponges soap solution on model surface to separate die halves after casting.
  • Lowers steel die rings over outside rim of each half of model and places wire mesh assembly over model face.
  • Wires assembly to die rings.
  • Mixes hydrostone (powdered plaster) with water and pours mixture into each half of model to top of die ring.
  • Separates die from model and attaches airhose to die to remove water from dies.
  • Sponges remaining moisture from dies.
  • Places finished dies in storage rack.
Ram Die Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 41,320

Estimated population of Ram Die Maker jobs: 497

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$62,277
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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