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Mold Maker Plastic Molds Salary

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Salary Data for Mold Maker Plastic Molds

$50,243 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$889 (USD)/yr

$49,655 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$889 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Makes and repairs dies for diecasting of metal products and metal molds for injection or compression molding of plastic or glass products by analyzing specifications; laying out, machining, fitting, assembling, and finishing metal parts; and applying knowledge of die and mold design and construction. Reads blueprints of product and die or mold, and computes specifications, applying knowledge of shop mathematics and metal diecasting or plastic or glass molding processes and machinery. Plans sequence of operations, visualizing shape of die or mold in reverse of product. Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock to lay out for machining lay-out worker. Gives machining specifications to tool-machine set-up operators or sets up and operates machines, such as horizontal boring mill, engine lathe, profile milling machine, and pantograph machine to machine outer dimensions and contoured cavity of die or mold tool-machine set-up operator; pantograph-machine set-up operator. Grinds, files, and sands parts, using files, emery cloth, and powered grinders, to fit parts for assembly and to smooth and finish cavity. Assembles die or mold, using handtools. Verifies dimensions, using calipers, planer gauges, and dial indicators. May repair molds and be designated mold repairer, die-casting and plastic molding.
The average mold maker plastic molds salary in United States is $50,243 or an equivalent hourly rate of $24. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $889. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$36,955 (USD)

$61,336 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$58,246 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Mold Maker Plastic Molds will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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