Tool Maker Salary (United States)

A Tool Maker earns an average wage of $20.79 per hour.
Tool Maker Total Pay (?
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$31,562 - $72,678
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MEDIAN: $52,121
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Tool Maker Total Pay (?
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$14.13 - $29.09
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,562 - $72,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
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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$32,087 - $70,690  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.13 - $29.09  
   
Overtime
$19.54 - $41.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
   
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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$32,087 - $70,690  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 201
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Job Description for Tool Maker
  • 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 12%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$47,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 17%
Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Tool Maker Salaries

CNC/NC
up arrow 9%
Precision Machining
up arrow 3%
National Average
$47,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 48 votes.
Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
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: 34% employee benefits None: 14%
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