Injection Molding Technician Salary

The average wage for an Injection Molding Technician is $17.61 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Mechanical Tool Repair and Robotics.
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$26,577 - $60,200
$27K
$46K
$60K
MEDIAN: $46,304
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50%
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$12.91 - $23.72
$13
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.48
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$0$60K
Salary $26,577 - $60,200
Bonus $304.10 - $3,977
Profit Sharing $100.00 - $6,750
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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$27,537 - $53,691
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.91 - $23.72
Overtime $17.45 - $35.38
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $304.10 - $3,977
Profit Sharing $100.00 - $6,750
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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$27,537 - $53,691
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 452

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Job Description for Injection Molding Technician

Injection molding technician positions are found in companies that deal with product packaging and similar items; this can include everything from companies that deal specifically with plastics to various manufacturers that need to accomplish related tasks in-house. The injection molding technician's duties include setting up molds and troubleshooting existing molds, which often requires specialized knowledge of specific tools and equipment. Troubleshooting tasks might include dealing with faulty equipment, human error, and preventing defects from occurring.

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Injection Molding Technician Tasks

  • Design, form, clean, smooth, and position molds and cores.
  • Troubleshoot molding machines and equipment.
  • Ensure injection molding machines and connected automated systems are set to regulation parameters, quality standards, and meet all production goals.
  • Set-up machines, read blueprints, and measure product with calipers.

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Popular Skills for Injection Molding Technician

Pay by Experience Level for Injection Molding Technician

Pay by Experience for an Injection Molding Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Injection Molding Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 222 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Injection Molding Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 121 salaries. An experienced Injection Molding Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 124 salaries. An Injection Molding Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 84 salaries.

Injection Molding Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Injection Molding Technician?

Injection Molding Technician in United States:
"Working With Plastic Injection Molding Is Great."
Pros: There is always something new to learn. Plastic technology is changing all the time.
Cons: The smoke from the plastic purges.

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Key Stats for Injection Molding Technician

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Injection Molding Technician Salaries

▲25%

▲17%

▲3%

National Average
$39,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Injection Molding Technician Salaries

Mechanical Tool Repair
▲32%

Robotics
▲25%

Plastics Process Engineering
▲10%

Troubleshooting
▲6%

Process Improvement
▲2%

Plastic Molding
▲1%



National Average
$39,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%
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