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Tool Maker Salary
in Idaho, United States

$44,899 (USD)

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Last updated: February 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tool Maker is $44,899 a year and $22 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Tool Maker is between $33,024 and $54,767. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Tool Maker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Fabricates or repairs cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, or machinists' handtools by analyzing variety of specifications, laying out metal stock, setting up and operating machine tools, and fitting and assembling parts, applying knowledge of tool design, shop mathematics, metal properties, and layout, machining, and assembly procedures.
  • Examines specifications, such as blueprints, sketches, or tool description, and arranges sequence of operations.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock to lay out workpieces for machining lay-out worker.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts to specifications, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications tool-machine set-up operator.
  • Positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable, using devices such as vises, v-blocks, and angle plates.
  • Fits and assembles parts into assemblies or mechanisms, using handtools.
  • Verifies dimensions and alignment, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks.
  • Examines standard tools and modifies tools as required.
  • Develops specifications from general descriptions and draws or sketches tool to be fabricated, using drafting tools or computer and software programs.
  • May heattreat tools or parts heat treater ii.
  • May be designated according to special materials used as carbide-tool maker; diamond-tool maker.
  • May only repair tools and be designated tool repairer.
Tool Maker Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Tool and Die Makers

Job family population: 73,510

Estimated population of Tool Maker jobs: 3,256

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Tool Maker Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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Feb 10
Twin Falls, United States
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Fruit Room Operator (A Shift 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM, Every other weekend required)
Feb 5
Twin Falls, United States
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