Tool Designer, Industrial Salary
Industrial Tool Designers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up just below two-thirds of Industrial Tool Designers. Pay fluctuates from $40K to $85K per year, but expected earnings average $61K per year. Most Industrial Tool Designers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage.
|Salary||$45,197 - $82,807|
|Bonus||$1,490 - $9,060|
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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).)
|$43,176 - $85,941|
|Hourly Rate||$17.62 - $39.29|
|Overtime||$23.67 - $57.80|
|Bonus||$1,490 - $9,060|
|Total Pay (||$43,176 - $85,941|
Job Description for Tool Designer, Industrial
Industrial tool designers are responsible for implementing and maintaining the intricate technology which performs heavy lifting in designing tools for industrial capabilities. Some may be tasked with maintaining and utilizing 3D printers to create different tools, and much of this work is done on a computer to program devices to mold plastic and metals together and create complex tools with unique solutions for problems. This work is usually carried out in groups, but may also be performed independently, and they must be able to read instrument gauges for measurements and lift at least 50 pounds.Read More...
Industrial tool designers should have prior programming and design experience, particularly in geometric dimensions and tolerance, and prior experience with engineering using CNC machines is highly beneficial. Flexibility is important to respond directly to the needs of customers, and the frequency of individual jobs can vary over time. They must be highly familiar with applied mathematics and new engineering techniques in their ever-changing fields, and due to the influx of new materials being implemented in creating modern industrial tools, an up-to-date understanding of new techniques and the evolution of CNC machinery is highly recommended. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Tool Designer, Industrial Tasks
- Coordinate with assembly line and manufacturing engineers to provide tooling and fixtures for production orders.
- Participate in quality assurance programs and continuously search for process improvements.
- Troubleshoot technical issues in production and communicate with affected departments.
- Draft specifications or drawings to produce tools or fixtures.
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Popular Skills for Tool Designer, Industrial
Survey results imply that Industrial Tool Designers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Pro/Engineer, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and NX Unigraphics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include CATIA, Engineering Design, and autodesk autocad. Competency in autodesk autocad frequently indicates knowledge of SolidWorks.
Pay by Experience Level for Tool Designer, Industrial
Pay by Experience for a Tool Designer, Industrial has a positive trend. An entry-level Tool Designer, Industrial with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tool Designer, Industrial with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Tool Designer, Industrial which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 18 salaries. A Tool Designer, Industrial with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 35 salaries.
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