How Much Do Molding and Casting Workers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Molding And Casting Workers

Molding And Casting Workers perform a variety of duties such as mixing materials, assembling mold parts, filling molds, and stacking molds to mold and cast a wide range of products.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$37370 per year
Hourly wage
$18 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$25,490 to $29,190 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$12 to $14 per hour

Entry-level Molding and Casting Workers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $25,490 to $29,190 per year or $12 to $14 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Molding and Casting Workers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $26 $53,290
Senior (Top 25%) $21 $43,710
Middle (Mid 50%) $17 $35,440
Junior (Bottom 25%) $14 $29,190
No experience (Bottom 10%) $12 $25,490

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
HI $23 $47,070
WA $22 $46,740
NE $22 $45,980
VT $21 $43,460
CA $20 $41,900
CT $20 $41,370
MD $20 $41,150
IL $20 $40,900
WV $19 $39,490
LA $19 $39,010

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Molding and Casting Worker is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like HI doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at HI might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Molding and Casting Workers are in the states of HI, WA, NE, VT and CA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Federal Executive Branch $55770 $26.81
Scientific Research and Development Services $53240 $25.60
Specialized Design Services $51610 $24.81
Management of Companies and Enterprises $45050 $21.66
Other Specialty Trade Contractors $43170 $20.75
Home Furnishings Stores $42210 $20.29
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores $41780 $20.08
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing $41760 $20.08
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing $41080 $19.75
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing $40960 $19.69
Death Care Services $40290 $19.37
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $40030 $19.25
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing $39990 $19.23
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing $39860 $19.16
Foundries $39760 $19.12
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors $39670 $19.07
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers $39490 $18.98
Building Finishing Contractors $39370 $18.93
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $38750 $18.63
Rubber Product Manufacturing $38160 $18.35
Machinery Manufacturing $38070 $18.30
Chemical Manufacturing $37630 $18.09
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing $37460 $18.01
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $37130 $17.85
Building Material and Supplies Dealers $36880 $17.73
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing $36500 $17.55
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying $36280 $17.44
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing $36200 $17.41
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing $35840 $17.23
Household Appliance Manufacturing $35790 $17.21

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