Salary for Wood Patternmakers

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Wood patternmakers plan, construct and lay out wooden units or section patters. This is done using forming sand molds for castings. Potential applicants for this position are usually asked to have already completed vocational school in order to be considered. After being hired, an employer usually requires up to two years of job training on-site.

A Wood Patternmaker will usually earn a compensation of around $32,380 and $83,050 based on tenure and industry expertise. Patternmakers will normally get average salaries of sixty thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars every year.

Patternmakers are paid at the highest level in , where they can earn average pay scales of close to $0. People working these jobs make the most money in Manufacturing, which has a compensation of $58,550.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 81.28 percent nationwide in that time.


Wood Patternmakers tend to make the most in the following industries:


In general, they earn less within the industries below: