Injection Molding Technician Salary

The average wage for an Injection Molding Technician is $17.30 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
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$27,032 - $64,783
(Median)
$27K
$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $47,858
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90%

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$12.25 - $23.21
(Median)
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,032 - $64,783  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
Profit Sharing
$129.19 - $5,152  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,094 - $55,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $23.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.81 - $34.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
   
Profit Sharing
$129.19 - $5,152  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$27,094 - $55,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 421
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Job Description for Injection Molding Technician

Injection molding technician positions are found in companies that deal with product packaging and similar items; this can include everything from companies that deal specifically with plastics to various manufacturers that need to accomplish related tasks in-house. The injection molding technician's duties include setting up molds and troubleshooting existing molds, which often requires specialized knowledge of specific tools and equipment. Troubleshooting tasks might include dealing with faulty equipment, human error, and preventing defects from occurring.

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Injection Molding Technician Tasks

  • Ensure injection molding machines and connected automated systems are set to regulation parameters, quality standards, and meet all production goals.
  • Set-up machines, read blueprints, and measure product with calipers.
  • Design, form, clean, smooth, and position molds and cores.
  • Troubleshoot molding machines and equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Injection Molding Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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What is it like working as an Injection Molding Technician?

Injection Molding Technician in United States:
"Working With Plastic Injection Molding Is Great."
Pros: There is always something new to learn. Plastic technology is changing all the time.
Cons: The smoke from the plastic purges.

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Experience Affects Injection Molding Technician Salaries




National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Injection Molding Technician Salaries

Plastics Process Engineering
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Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$39,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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