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Tool Maker Salary (United States)

A Tool Maker earns an average wage of $20.89 per hour. A skill in CNC/NC is associated with high pay for this job.
Tool Maker Salary (?
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$31,562 - $72,678
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,044
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Tool Maker Salary (?
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$14.28 - $29.16
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,562 - $72,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $3,663  
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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$32,484 - $70,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.28 - $29.16  
   
Overtime
$19.82 - $42.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $3,663  
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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$32,484 - $70,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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Job Description for Tool Maker

Tool makers may perform a variety of duties depending on their position and employer. Some tool maker positions involve only stamping out tools with machine, while others include working with design software and 3D modeling to come up with solutions to solve technical problems (such as components for aircraft and other vehicles). The ability to read blueprints and create tools is essential for this job. Some positions require working on a team to provide input for new products that will improve the company or field operations. Another part of the job is repairing tools and troubleshooting current tools if they are not working well.
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Tool Maker Tasks
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair tooling, dies, and equipment.
  • Calibrate, set up, and run machines and equipment.
  • Read blueprints, design, maintain, and build gauges, tools, dies and other equipment.
  • Test equipment, validate that it meets specifications, and file, grind, and adjust parts as needed.

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Experience Affects Tool Maker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Experienced
0%
National Average
$47,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Tool Maker Salaries

CNC/NC
up arrow 13%
Precision Machining
up arrow 4%
National Average
$47,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
56%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 14%