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Tool & Die Shop Foreman Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$85,348 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tool & Die Shop Foreman is $85,348 a year and $41 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Tool & Die Shop Foreman is between $60,605 and $105,581. On average, a Less Than HS Degree is the highest level of education for a Tool & Die Shop Foreman. 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

  • Supervises activities of workers engaged in production and repair of metalworking dies, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and cutting tools, applying knowledge of machining and tool and die construction.
  • Oversees and/or contributes to the implementation and completion of a variety of tool and die shop duties.
Tool & Die Shop Foreman Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Job family population: 611,800

Estimated population of Tool & Die Shop Foreman jobs: 710

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

Tool & Die Shop Foreman Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Tool and Die Maker - Second Shift - Pre-Retire to FLORIDA!
Apr 5
Lisle, IL, USA
Interplex Sunbelt
Perform geometric shop calculations * Rework tooling details and performs skilled fitting, timing ... Use tool conditioning and debug skills to solve progressive die issues. * Diagnoses root cause and ...
1st Shift Tool and Die Maker
Apr 27
Addison, Illinois, USA
JD Norman Industries
Education / Experience Knowledge of machine technology, mechanical principles, shop mathematics ... Must have progressive die experience of 4 or more years. Accountabilities Reports directly to the ...
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Ultra-Metric Tool Co.
... shop with GREAT PAY, BENEFITS & OT. The tool room is clean and air conditioned. We specialize in designing & building high-speed thermoform / vacuum form mold bases, matched metal die set, paper ...
Tool Room Operator
May 9
Chicago, IL, USA
H&K Perforating LLC
Responsibilities and Duties May Include · Position reports to Foreman/Plant Manger · Setup ... Read work order, obtain program or create program, sharpen punches, assemble die - manually insert ...
Apr 23
Gurnee, IL, USA
Edmik Inc
1st shift, Experienced Tool Room Machinist/ Tool & Die Maker. Must be able to read and work off of detailed blueprints and have own basic shop tools. We are looking for a candidate with Milling ...
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