Molders, Shapers, and Casters (Except Metal and Plastic)

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    At Mergon, we mold ideas for a sustainable future. We work with leading brands like Tesla, BMW, Xerox and Abbott to design, manufacture and deliver sustainable products for the vehicles and equipment ...

  • Molding Machine Operator - Envirotech Molded Products - Salt Lake City, UT

    EnviroTech Molded Products, Inc. is a world leader of large and complex high quality polymer injection molded products with over 5 decades of experience and expertise in providing efficient molds ...

  • Plastic Parts Finisher - Envirotech Molded Products - Salt Lake City, UT

    EnviroTech Molded Products, Inc. is a world leader of large and complex high quality polymer injection molded products with over 5 decades of experience and expertise in providing efficient molds ...

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What Molders, shapers, and casters Do

Mold, shape, form, cast, or carve products such as food products, figurines, tile, pipes, and candles consisting of clay, glass, plaster, concrete, stone, or combinations of materials.


Molder, shaper, and caster Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 46,300
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $37,500

Job Outlook for Molders, shapers, and casters

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 7,000
  • Growth rate: 15 percent (Faster than average)

How to Become a Molder, shaper, or caster

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training

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