Tool Maker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
General Electric
Highest Paying City
Columbia, MD
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
6.6 years
How much does a tool maker make?
Tool Makers in America make, on average, $49,573 a year or $23.83 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $63,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $38,000. Most Tool Maker jobs are in Manufacturing companies and Technology companies. The best states for high paying Tool Maker jobs are Alaska, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, and Connecticut. The typical tenure for a Tool Maker is 6.6 years.
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Average Tool Maker Salary By Location

Tool Makers in the US makes an average salary of $49,573 per year or $23.83 per hour. The city with the highest Tool Maker salary is Columbia, MD at $51,137 per year. The average starting salary in Columbia, MD for Tool Makers is $30,000. Alaska, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, and Connecticut are the top 5 highest earning states for Tool Makers. On the other hand, Maine, Georgia, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Alabama report the lowest wages for Tool Makers.

Map of Tool Maker Salaries

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

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Average Tool Maker Salary By Company

Tool Makers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Manufacturing companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Tool Makers. Tool Makers at General Electric and Cyient report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Boeing and Lockheed Martin report highly competitive salaries for Tool Makers.

Average Tool Maker Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Tool Maker works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Technology companies, Automotive companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Tool Makers. Technology companies pay Tool Makers an average salary of $55,274, Automotive companies pay $53,620, and Manufacturing companys come in at $48,392. At $47,903, the average salary for Tool Makers in the Retail industry is lower than other industries.
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Tool Maker Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Tool Maker can range from $44,256 to $60,551 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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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