Mold Maker Salary

The average wage for a Mold Maker is $23.55 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are EDM and CAD/CAM.
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$38,884 - $93,192
$39K
$63K
$93K
MEDIAN: $63,426
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$15.01 - $30.33
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MEDIAN: $23.97
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$0$93K
Salary $38,884 - $93,192
Bonus $509 - $7,000
Profit Sharing $1,375
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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$33,263 - $74,915
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.01 - $30.33
Overtime $22.24 - $45.46
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $509 - $7,000
Profit Sharing $1,375
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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$33,263 - $74,915
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 316

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Job Description for Mold Maker

Mold makers create, adjust, and adapt the molds used in cast manufacturing. Most frequently, tool and machine parts manufacturers are the employers for mold makers. Mold makers typically work with specifications from a design team, and they need to know how to work from schematics and be familiar with computer-aided design (CAD) programs for this purpose. The mold maker then creates initial molds. Upon the successful completion of production runs and quality control for parts from the casting, the maker then puts the mold into the production cycle. Mold makers often work with existing parts, making necessary adjustments to existing molds and conforming existing molds to new product specifications.

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Mold Maker Tasks

  • Construct new tooling for blow molds, die cast tooling and metal stamping tools.
  • Set up equipment by studying mold requirements, materials and tolerances.
  • Plan molds by reading blueprints, instructions and sketches.
  • Create prototype products and fixtures and jigs for production.
  • Maintain and repair existing tooling and molds.

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Popular Skills for Mold Maker

Pay by Experience Level for Mold Maker

Pay by Experience for a Mold Maker has a positive trend. An entry-level Mold Maker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 70 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mold Maker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Mold Maker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 82 salaries. A Mold Maker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 150 salaries.

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Key Stats for Mold Maker

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
53%
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United States (change)

Experience Affects Mold Maker Salaries

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
$53,000

▼18%

▼35%

Skills That Affect Mold Maker Salaries

EDM
▲18%

CAD/CAM
▲10%

▲4%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲3%

▲2%


National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 17%
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