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Shell Molder Salary

$37,930 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$554

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 29, 2020

The average pay for a Shell Molder is $37,930 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Shell Molder is between $28,747 and $45,533. 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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tends machine that makes shell molds used to produce metal castings: starts machine that automatically forms and cures shell.
  • Strips cured shell halves from machine and positions shell half on fixture of mold-closing machine.
  • Brushes glue around edges of shell half.
  • Positions remaining shell half on top of lower half and activates ram that exerts pressure on shell until glue has set.
  • May glue and assemble shell halves by hand.
  • May clamp, wire, or bolt shell halves together.
  • May bolt pattern and core box to bed of machine.
  • May produce cores on shell making machine and be designated shell coremaker.
Shell Molder Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 164,110

Estimated population of Shell Molder jobs: 2,869

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$43,971
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous...

Shell Molder Job Listings for United States

Investment Casting Operator Starting at $15.11 + Benefits
Jan 17
Redmond, OR, USA
Aerotek
Operate the robot to transfer molds to Investing and to build a shell * Inspect molds for defects; blow loose sand from the molds * Remove tape at appropriate times during investing process * Blow ...
Machine Operators - 2nd and 3rd shift
Jan 13
Rockford, MI, USA
Peoplelink Staffing
Repair or replace damaged molds, pipes, belts, chains, or other equipment, using hand tools, hand-powered presses, or jib cranes. * Maintain inventories of materials. * Assemble shell halves ...
Cut-Off Operator Starting at $15.87
Jan 17
Redmond, OR, USA
Aerotek
Prepare molds for removal of pour cup, by utilizing forklift, hand held air guns, hammers, and/or jackhammer * Operate Waterblast cabinet, to aid in removal of shell material from molds * Utilize an ...
Project Engineer
Jan 2
Cedar Springs, MI, USA
CS Manufacturing
Primary products include class A interior decorated and molded in color parts, fuel filter components, mirror shell components, and functional brackets and frames.
Supervisor
Dec 17
Grandview, MO, USA
CS Manufacturing
Primary products include class A interior decorated and molded in color parts, fuel filter components, mirror shell components, and functional brackets and frames.

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Shell Molder is $37,930 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Shell Molder is between $28,747 and $45,533. 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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