Average Mold Maker with Mold Making Skills Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Mold Maker with Mold Making skills is $24.23.
MEDIAN $24.23
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $31
$405 - $4,932
Profit Sharing
$766 - $5,383
Total Pay
$32,746 - $77,299

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Job Description for Mold Maker

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

Skills in Mold Designing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Welding, CAD/CAM, Precision Machining and CNC/NC.

Pay by Experience Level for Mold Maker

An early career Mold Maker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.20 based on 86 salaries. A mid-career Mold Maker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.03 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Mold Maker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.87 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Mold Maker in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Greensboro, North Carolina (7.3% more) and Detroit, Michigan (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Colorado Springs, Colorado (26.3% less), Dayton, Ohio (1.0% less) and Rochester, New York (0.9% less).

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