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Tool and Die Makers

Make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and machinists' hand tools.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$28.55 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -0.7%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Vocational training is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Lift materials or workpieces using cranes or other lifting equipment.
  • Operate grinding equipment.
  • Operate metal or plastic forming equipment.
  • Conduct test runs of production equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Jig and Fixture Builder
Jig and Fixture Repairer
Toolmaker

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