Average Mold Maker with CAD/CAM Skills Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Mold Maker with CAD/CAM skills is $23.46.
MEDIAN $23.46
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $31
$325 - $12,500
Total Pay
$35,960 - $76,146

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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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Mold Maker
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Op...
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Popular Skills for Mold Maker

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

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 $18.76 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Mold Maker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.77 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Mold Maker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.49 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.

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