Information About Foundry Mold And Coremakers

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Training

Foundry mold and coremakers need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Foundry mold and coremakers
Training for Foundry Mold And Coremakers
Percent
Less than High School 22.0
High School 49.7
Some College 20.7
Associates Degree 4.7
Bachelors Degree 2.7
Masters Degree 0.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment

Represents about 15,000 people in the United States- 0.7% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 less foundry mold and coremakers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 3,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, foundry mold and coremakers make $15.28 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Foundry mold and coremakers $9.85 $11.80 $14.80 $17.80 $21.70
Production occupations $8.95 $10.90 $14.70 $20.00 $26.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, foundry mold and coremakers make $31,790 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Foundry mold and coremakers $20,480 $24,690 $30,790 $37,210 $45,170
Production occupations $18,620 $22,860 $30,670 $41,740 $55,910
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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