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How much does a Tool and Die Maker make in California?

Average Tool and Die Maker Hourly Wage in California

Tool and Die Makers earn a median hourly wage of $25.58. Hourly wages typically start from $12.94 and go up to $38.55.

Average Tool and Die Maker Yearly Salary in California

Tool and Die Makers earn a median salary of $53,210 per year. Salaries typically start from $26,920 and go up to $80,190.

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Tool and Die Maker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Tool and Die Maker Earnings

The highest earning Tool and Die Makers in California earn:

$38.55
an hour
$80,190
per year
Senior Tool and Die Maker Earnings

Senior Tool and Die Makers in California earn:

$32.65
an hour
$67,910
per year
Experienced Tool and Die Maker Earnings

Experienced Tool and Die Makers in California earn:

$25.58
an hour
$53,210
per year
Junior Tool and Die Maker Earnings

Junior Tool and Die Makers in California earn:

$18.30
an hour
$38,050
per year
Starting Tool and Die Maker Earnings

Starting Tool and Die Makers in California earn:

$12.94
an hour
$26,920
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Tool and Die Maker salary comparison

Tool and Die Makers earn more than 51% percent of Trades careers in California. Tool and Die Maker salaries are in the bottom 60% of all careers in California.

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Historical salary for Tool and Die Makers in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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