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Foundry Mold and Coremakers - What They Do


Foundry Mold and Coremakers generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Foundry Mold and Coremakers can expect to earn an average of $33,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Foundry Mold and Coremakers should expect a massive decline in jobs available within their industry. They will likely experience a decline in employment of -22.7%. In respect to starting your own business, Foundry Mold and Coremakers rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 1.0% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Foundry Mold and Coremakers can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 6.2% are currently unemployed.

Academic Programs of Interest

Heavy Equipment Operator
The Heavy Equipment Operator Program teaches students how to operate heavy machinery such as heavy articulating rock trucks, loaders, excavators, backhoes, dozers and graders. These machines are used universally for all manner of heavy construction, earth moving, road building, mining, forestry, mega ...more
Moulder and Coremaker
Moulder and Coremaker Program teaches a student how to set up machinery used in the making of sand moulds , cores or cast patterns and who makes sand cores used in moulds. The Moulder and Coremaker program usually takes 4 years to complete. Unlike many fields of study, the Moulder and Coremaker Program ...more