CAREERS IN METALCASTING
When people think of jobs in metalcasting they might think of pouring metal but there is much more to it than that. The industry has career paths in everything from engineering to sales to business management and offers well-paying jobs for post-college and post-high school graduates. It supports careers in metalcasting facilities as well as in companies that support the industry through the supply of equipment, raw materials and services.
Do You Like:
• Science? • Building things?
• Designing things? • Being creative?
• Working with people? • Solving problems?
The industry needs:
Quality Control Technicians
Marketing & Sales People
METALCASTING SALARY AVERAGES
Post High School
Molder, Machine Operator, Pourer, Crane Operator: $17+/hr
Lab technician, Quality Assurance, Welder, Furnace Operator: $19
Patternmaker, Maintenance Mechanic: $22+/hr
Molding, Melt Superintendent: $76,000+/year
Metallurgist, Quality Assurance Manager, Facilities Manager: $85,000+/yr
Engineering Manager, Plant Manager, HR Manager, Controller: $100,000+/yr
Sales Manager, Technical Director: $120,000+/year
VP, President: $175,000+/yr
98% of U.S. metalcasting facilities offer health benefits
90% offer retirement plans
83% pay bonuses
The Future of Careers in Metalcasting