Foundry workers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 9412  ยท  Browse All Occupations

This unit group includes workers who make foundry moulds and cores by hand or machine, cast molten metal, and operate furnaces in the foundry industry. They are employed by metal foundries and foundry departments of metal products manufacturing companies.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Ammunition Caster - Foundry
  • Apprentice Moulder - Foundry
  • Automatic Casting Machine Operator - Foundry
  • Automatic Moulding Machine Operator - Foundry
  • Bench Coremaker - Foundry
  • Bench Moulder
  • Bench Moulder - Foundry
  • Brass Caster
  • Bullet Moulder - Foundry
  • Casting Machine Operator
  • Casting Machine Operator - Foundry
  • Centrifugal Casting Machine Operator
  • Centrifugal Casting Machine Tender - Foundry
  • Ceramic Mouldmaker
  • Ceramic Mouldmaker - Foundry
  • Channel Furnace Operator - Foundry
  • Cope And Drag Pinlift Operator - Foundry
  • Copper Caster - Foundry
  • Core Extruder - Foundry
  • Core Machine Operator - Foundry
  • Core Oven Operator - Foundry
  • Core Oven Tender - Foundry
  • Core Room Set-up Man/woman - Foundry
  • Core Setter - Foundry
  • Core-blower Machine Operator - Foundry
  • Coremaker - Foundry
  • Coremaking Machine Operator - Foundry
  • Core-sand-mixer - Foundry
  • Cupola Furnace Operator - Foundry
  • Custom Moulder - Foundry
  • Die-casting Machine Operator
  • Die-casting Machine Operator - Foundry
  • Die-casting Machine Setter - Foundry
  • Die-casting Machine Set-up Man/woman - Foundry
  • Die-casting Machine Tender - Foundry
  • Dry-sand Moulder - Foundry
  • Electric Furnace Operator - Foundry
  • Floor Moulder - Foundry
  • Foundry Furnace Operator
  • Foundry Mouldmaker
  • Foundry Pourer
  • Foundry Sand Mixer
  • Foundry Worker
  • Furnace Operator - Foundry
  • Granular Aluminum Caster - Foundry
  • Grid Caster - Foundry
  • Grid-caster Operator - Foundry
  • Hand Lead Caster - Foundry
  • Hand Mouldmaker - Foundry
  • Hand Sand-core Maker - Foundry
  • Hot-box Moulder - Foundry
  • Hunter Machine Operator - Foundry
  • Induction Furnace Operator - Foundry
  • Investment Caster - Foundry
  • Iron Caster - Foundry
  • Iron Moulder - Foundry
  • Job Moulder - Foundry
  • Jobbing Coremaker
  • Jobbing Moulder
  • Lead Casting Machine Operator
  • Lead Shot Caster - Foundry
  • Lost Pattern Caster - Foundry
  • Lost Wax Caster - Foundry
  • Machine Coremaker
  • Machine Coremaker - Foundry
  • Machine Moulder - Foundry
  • Machine-line Moulder - Foundry
  • Manual Moulder
  • Melter - Foundry
  • Metal Caster
  • Metal Caster - Foundry
  • Metal Frame Moulder - Foundry
  • Mould Caster - Foundry
  • Mould Setter - Foundry
  • Moulding And Coremaking Machine Setter - Foundry
  • Moulding And Coremaking Machine Set-up Man/woman - Foundry
  • Moulding Sand Mixer - Foundry
  • Ornamental Caster - Foundry
  • Pattern Gater
  • Pattern Moulder - Foundry
  • Pellet Maker - Foundry
  • Permanent Mould Operator - Foundry
  • Pipe Coremaker - Foundry
  • Pit Moulder
  • Pit Moulder - Foundry
  • Roto-lift Operator - Foundry
  • Sand Control Man/woman - Foundry
  • Sand Control Operator - Foundry
  • Sand Coremaker
  • Sand Floor Moulder - Foundry
  • Sand Mill Operator - Foundry
  • Sand Moulder
  • Sand Moulder - Foundry
  • Sand Processing Operator - Foundry
  • Sand System Operator - Foundry
  • Sand-slinger Operator - Foundry
  • Shell Core Maker - Foundry
  • Shell Mould Assembler - Foundry
  • Shell Moulder - Foundry
  • Shot Maker - Foundry
  • Sintering Press Tender - Foundry
  • Squeezer Machine Operator - Foundry
  • Squeezer Moulder - Foundry
  • Strand Operator - Foundry
  • Vessel Operator - Foundry
  • Wax-pattern Assembler And Repairer
  • Wax-pattern Coater
  • Wax-pattern Moulder
  • Wax-pattern Mouldmaker
  • White-metal Caster - Foundry
  • Bench Moulder
  • Casting Machine Operator
  • Ceramic Mouldmaker
  • Die-casting Machine Operator
  • Foundry Worker
  • Furnace Operator - Foundry
  • Machine Coremaker
  • Manual Moulder
  • Melter - Foundry
  • Metal Caster
  • Pit Moulder
  • Sand Coremaker
  • Sand Moulder

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for foundry workers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $47,183
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for foundry workers.

Gender Median Income
Male $47,183
Female $49,893
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (5 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for foundry workers.

$34,125.00
Lowest Observed
$40,950.00
Highest Observed
$35,100.00
25th Percentile
$37,635.00
Average
$39,000.00
Median
$39,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for foundry workers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 25
25 to 34 years 10
35 to 44 years 15
45 to 54 years 65
55 to 64 years 30
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 155
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for foundry workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 50
Part Time 110
Total 150
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for foundry workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 120
Female 30
Total 155
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for foundry workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 150
Self Employed 0
Total 155
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for foundry workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 145
Unemployed 10
Total 155
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for foundry workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 30
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 50
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 25
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 30
Total 150
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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