Average Toolmaker Hourly Pay

$24.66
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,221
Bonus
$1,977
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The average hourly pay for a Toolmaker is $24.66.
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$17.56
MEDIAN
$24.66
90%
$32.67
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $33
Bonus
$396 - $5,044
Profit Sharing
$204 - $10,213
Total Pay
$39,054 - $74,936
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What Do Toolmakers Do?

Toolmaker Tasks
  • Read blueprints, design, maintain, and build gauges, tools, dies and other equipment.
  • Test equipment, validate that it meets specifications, and file, grind, and adjust parts as needed.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair tooling, dies, and equipment.
  • Calibrate, set up, and run machines and equipment.

Job Satisfaction for Toolmaker

3.7 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Toolmakers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Toolmakers?

An entry-level Toolmaker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.31 based on 5 salaries. An early career Toolmaker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 111 salaries. A mid-career Toolmaker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.46 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Toolmaker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.62 based on 94 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Toolmaker in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 1.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dayton, Ohio (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Attleboro, Massachusetts (6.7% less), Erie, Pennsylvania (5.2% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 708 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.7%
Early Career
15.7%
Mid Career
13.1%
Experienced
13.3%
Late Career
57.2%