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Tool Builder Salary
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$31,681 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$406

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tool Builder is $31,681 a year and $15 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Tool Builder is between $24,623 and $37,386. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Lays out, fabricates, assembles, and repairs jigs, fixtures, forms, templates, and related tooling used in manufacturing aircraft parts and assemblies, following blueprints, sketches, and specifications, using handtools, power tools, machines, and equipment: reviews engineering information, tool design drawings, and other specifications to determine methods and sequence of operations to fabricate tools.
  • Examines blueprint of part for which template, jig, fixture, or other tooling is to be built.
  • Calculates unspecified dimensions, and lays out design on assorted materials to establish and coordinate reference points and tooling holes, using measuring instruments, such as dividers and straightedges.
  • Sets up and operates variety of machines and shop equipment to cut, shape, and finish materials to specified dimensions.
  • Fits, aligns, and assembles tooling components, and measures tooling assembly for conformance to specifications, using precision measuring and checking instruments.
  • Joins assembly components, using bolts, pins, clamps, screws, rivets, or other method.
  • Repairs or reworks tools.
  • May draw sketches and prepare detailed instructions for fabricating or machining to be performed by other workers.
  • May specialize in building specific type tool and be designated form block maker; jig and fixture builder; machine tool fixture builder; wood-tool maker.
Tool Builder Job Prevalence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 3,200

Estimated population of Tool Builder jobs: 243

Rate of error: 5.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,727
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Description: Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has been coterminous with Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware...

Tool Builder Job Listings for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mechanical Technician
Jun 18
Aston, PA, USA
Distributor
Devitt Machinery Co. of Aston, Pennsylvania, has been the North American distributor of Moglice and DWH and Turcite B materials to machine tool builders, re-builders and large maintenance departments ...
SERVICE TECHNICIAN - CNC MACHINE TOOL
Jul 10
Allentown, PA, USA
Gosiger Inc.
Ability to maintain professional conduct when dealing with customers, peers, builder ... Hands on work with machine tool equipment. CRT viewing and key entry. Internal/external customer ...
CNC Setup Technician
Jun 18
Allentown, PA, USA
WorkRocket
CNC Set-Up Techs - This is a fantastic opportunity to build on your current skills at the biggest ... Maintains tools in the tool shelves or in the computer system. * Follows the setup instructions for ...
Manager, Security Assurance & Development - eGRC
Jul 16
Philadelphia, PA, USA
GSK
Manages overall implementation of GRC tool with the goal of assuring GSK employees, customers, and ... Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally ...
Material Handler
Jul 15
Bridgewater, NJ, USA
Connections Personnel
Branchburg/Bridgewater client seeks 1 Tool Handler for overnights. $18.40p/h Schedule: 6 pm to 6 am ... We build relationships with our clients and our applicants. We have applicants that we place and ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tool Builder is $31,681 a year and $15 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Tool Builder is between $24,623 and $37,386. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Tool Builder Job Listings for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mechanical Technician
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Aston, PA, USA
Distributor
Devitt Machinery Co. of Aston, Pennsylvania, has been the North American distributor of Moglice and DWH and Turcite B materials to machine tool builders, re-builders and large maintenance departments ...
SERVICE TECHNICIAN - CNC MACHINE TOOL
Jul 10
Allentown, PA, USA
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Ability to maintain professional conduct when dealing with customers, peers, builder ... Hands on work with machine tool equipment. CRT viewing and key entry. Internal/external customer ...
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