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Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Make wax molds that are used to produce metal castings in foundries.

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Below the statewide median
$23.73 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -3.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Apply parting agents or other solutions to molds.
  • Build production molds.
  • Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing.
  • Position patterns on equipment, materials, or workpieces.
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