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How Much Does a Tool Engineer Earn In The United States?

Tool Engineer Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$91,000
$67,000
$91,000
$122,000
Tool engineers in the United States make an average salary of $91,065 per year or $43.78 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $67,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $122,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Alaska, New York, Washington, and Nevada provide the highest tool engineer salaries.
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Where Tool Engineers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where tool engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Tool Engineers Earn In Different Cities?

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a tool engineer is roughly $91,065 per year, which boils down to $43.78 per hour. Interestingly enough, tool engineers have the highest salaries in San Francisco, CA at about $133,136 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $89,000. Additionally, tool engineers make more than the average salary in New York, NY, Natick, MA, Austin, TX, Danbury, CT, and Detroit, MI. On a more broad level, tool engineer salaries are highest in California, Alaska, New York, Washington, Nevada, New Mexico, and Virginia. On the contrary, Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky offer the lowest tool engineer salaries.
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1. San Francisco, CA
$133,136
Avg. Salary
$50k
$163k
2. New York, NY
$97,828
Avg. Salary
$50k
$163k
3. Natick, MA
$84,519
Avg. Salary
$50k
$163k
4. Austin, TX
$82,286
Avg. Salary
$50k
$163k
5. Danbury, CT
$80,609
Avg. Salary
$50k
$163k
6. Detroit, MI
$78,756
Avg. Salary
$50k
$163k

High Paying Tool Engineer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Tool Engineers The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like CyberCoders and eBay as they offer the highest salaries for tool engineers.
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Avg. Salary
$102k
$167k
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$102k
$167k
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$102k
$167k
Avg. Salary
$102k
$167k
Avg. Salary
$102k
$167k
Avg. Salary
$102k
$167k

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    How Experience Affects Tool Engineer Salaries

    The salary for a tool engineer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $110,000
    $110,000
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    Rochester, NY
    10/15/2020
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    $70,000
    $70,000
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    $111,072
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    Atlanta, GA
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    06/09/2020
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    $100,000
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    Product-Tooling Engineer
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    Warminster, PA
    Warminster, PA
    03/23/2020
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    $48,001
    $48,001
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    Craft Recruiting
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    Tooling Engineer
    Tooling Engineer
    Tooling Engineer
    Akron, OH
    Akron, OH
    03/17/2020
    03/17/2020
    $75,000
    $75,000
    03/17/2020
    KORE1 Technologies
    KORE1 Technologies
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    Tooling Engineer, Robot Programming
    Tooling Engineer, Robot Programming
    Saint Louis, MO
    Saint Louis, MO
    03/03/2020
    03/03/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    03/03/2020