Salary for Tool and Die Makers

Also known as:  Jig Bore Tool Maker, Metal Die Finisher, Metal Gauge Maker, Plastic Die Maker Apprentice, Tool Maker, Toolmaker

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Tool and die makers assemble and fit parts for machinists' hand tools, dies, fixtures, cutting tools, jigs, gauges and other similar items. These occupations can be dangerous as sharp tools are frequently used. Completion of technical schooling or its equivalency is usually necessary to be considered for this position. An employer usually requires up to two years of formal on-site job training after being hired for this job.

A Tool or Die Maker can earn a salary that can range from 32000 to 48000 based on experience and talent. Tool and Die Makers will normally receive an average wage of Forty Eight Thousand Seven Hundred dollars every year.

Tool and Die Makers have the highest salaries in Connecticut, where they receive an average job salary of close to $59320. This group of people have the best average pay in Information, where they earn an average job salary of $61190.

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HOURLY RATE
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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 10.35 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Tool and Die Makers tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $61,190
Information $56,200
Management of Companies and Enterprises $55,270
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $52,040
Manufacturing $48,720
Transportation and Warehousing $46,820
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $38,260
Wholesale Trade $43,920
Other Services (except Public Administration) $45,000
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $46,290
Transportation and Warehousing $46,820
Manufacturing $48,720
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