Tool and Die Maker Salary

The average pay for a Tool and Die Maker is $23.59 per hour. A skill in wire edm is associated with high pay for this job.
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$33,802 - $97,259
$34K
$58K
$97K
MEDIAN: $57,860
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50%
90%

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$15.63 - $31.89
$16
$24
$32
MEDIAN: $23.69
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$0$97K
Salary $33,802 - $97,259
Bonus $404.06 - $8,157
Profit Sharing $881 - $7,340
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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$35,239 - $76,114
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 96
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.63 - $31.89
Hourly Tips $0.75
Overtime $21.88 - $45.08
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $404.06 - $8,157
Profit Sharing $881 - $7,340
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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$35,239 - $76,114
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 852

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Job Description for Tool and Die Maker

Tool and die makers are skilled tradespeople who are responsible for the creation and maintenance of specialty tools used in the manufacture of goods. They often create tools that are specific to their employer or industry. In addition, dies, punches, and other precision parts related to manufacture are created and maintained. Tool and die makers are required to maintain and meet strict precision guidelines within their position, often working on parts that require minute tolerances to ensure proper performance. They often work closely with both engineers and machine operators to ensure that the tools they create and maintain are performing to specification, and it is often the case that tool and die makers have a hand in the planning and execution of assembly within manufacturing plants and machine shops.

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Tool and Die Maker Tasks

  • 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.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair tooling, dies, and equipment.
  • Calibrate, set up, and run machines and equipment.

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Popular Skills for Tool and Die Maker

Pay by Experience Level for Tool and Die Maker

Pay by Experience for a Tool and Die Maker has a positive trend. An entry-level Tool and Die Maker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 203 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tool and Die Maker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 151 salaries. An experienced Tool and Die Maker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 238 salaries. A Tool and Die Maker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 481 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,360

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Key Stats for Tool and Die Maker

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
53%
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Experience Affects Tool and Die Maker Salaries

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
$54,000

▼11%

▼28%

Skills That Affect Tool and Die Maker Salaries

wire edm
▲10%

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▲7%

▲6%



▲3%



▼0%

National Average
$54,000


Engineering Design
▼10%

Machine Operation
▼20%

Precision Measurement
▼23%

Mold Making
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 11%
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