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Plastic Parts Fabricator Salary

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Salary Data for Plastic Parts Fabricator

$39,979 (USD)/yr

$19 (USD)/hr

$612 (USD)/yr

$39,540 (USD)/yr

$19 (USD)/hr

$612 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Fabricates, assembles, reworks, and repairs plastic products, applying knowledge of working characteristics of plastics and bonding techniques, using precision instruments, handtools, power tools, machines, and equipment: reads and interprets blueprints, work orders, and related documentation to determine methods and sequence of operations and dimensional and finish specifications. Lays out cutting lines on plastic materials, such as sheet stock and fiberglass or graphite cloth, following template pattern, blueprints, sketches, or sample part, using measuring and marking instruments. Cuts material to size, using shears, knives, cutters, scissors, router, or saw. Mixes ingredients, such as resins, catalysts, fillers, accelerators, and colors, according to formulas, manually or using mixer. Sets up and operates forming machines and presses, or laminates plastic cloth and resins or preimpregnated cloth onto layup mold or bonding fixture, to shape parts. Wraps bonding fixture or mold in vacuum bagging materials, attaches fittings to mold or fixture, such as vacuum connections, thermocouples, and probes, and exhausts air from vacuum bag to prepare lamination for curing or bonding. Operates oven to cure parts. Trims, drills, reams, countersinks, grinds, and finishes parts to specifications, using templates, handtools, and power tools. Verifies dimensions of parts, using precision instruments, such as dial indicators, micrometers, and calipers. Fits and assembles parts and attaches hardware and fittings, such as brackets and hinges, using clamps, jigs, fixtures, and power tools.
The average plastic parts fabricator salary in United States is $39,979 or an equivalent hourly rate of $19. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $612. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$30,056 (USD)

$48,196 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$46,346 (USD)

16 %

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

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