A Tool Maker earns an average wage of $20.77 per hour. A skill in CNC/NC is associated with high pay for this job.
Tool Maker Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$25,243 - $77,000
(Median)
25K
36K
55K
66K
77K
MEDIAN: $54,981
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site
Tool Maker Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$14.08 - $29.03
(Median)
14
18
21
24
29
MEDIAN: $20
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$25,243 - $77,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,800  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $3,052  
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).
)
$31,986 - $72,198  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.08 - $29.03  
   
Overtime
$19.45 - $43.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,800  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $3,052  
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).
)
$31,986 - $72,198  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 177
Is Tool Maker your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Tool Maker Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
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.
Read more about: Machinists
Pay by Experience Level for Tool Maker
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Tool Maker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$47,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 19%
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Tool Maker Salaries

CNC/NC
up arrow 18%
Precision Machining
up arrow 4%
National Average
$47,000
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 42 votes.
Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
56%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 16%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -