Die casting can be a lucrative trade job. Specific training must be learned in order to properly create die cast molds, and products. Career opportunities in die casting include machine operators, tool/machinist, mould designers, and die casting technicians. Team environments are key to successful die casting companies. Salaries vary due to experience, training, and management experience and range anywhere from $30,000-$50,000. Just like welding, apprenticeships and internships are required but can be started at anytime. All that is required to start a career in die casting is a high school diploma or G.E.D.