The average hourly pay for a Die Cutter is $16.71.
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Job Description for Die Cutter
Die cutters cut pieces of flat material, such as cloth, paper, and sheet metal, usually with the use of heavy machinery. A pallet jack or forklift may be used to move materials from one area to another, and this job is usually necessary when a large amount of identical pieces is required for use in other projects. Machines must be calibrated so that they function properly and the results are monitored for quality, and the cutting die is mounted by the die cutter along with stripping units, pins…Read more
Die Cutter Tasks
- Operate cutting and trimming equipment to produce uniform products.
- Maintain and repair cutting equipment, such as replacing blades.
- Manage pallets, product conveyance and update inventory.
- Inspect products and materials, identify problems and troubleshoot solutions.
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Popular Skills for Die Cutter
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Troubleshooting, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Machine Programming, Manufacturing, Precision Measurement and Instrument Control are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Die Cutter
An entry-level Die Cutter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.51 based on 38 salaries. An early career Die Cutter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.62 based on 96 salaries. A mid-career Die Cutter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.22 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Die Cutter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.38 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Die Cutter in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (15.0% more) and Omaha, Nebraska (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (19.2% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (16.2% less) and Buffalo, New York (8.7% less).
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