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Wafer Fab Operator Salary

Wafer Fab Operators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $15.64 per hour. Compensation ranges between $11.94 per hour and $22.78. Wafer Fab Operators who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 67 percent. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Wafer Fab Operators — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a majority earn vision coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$11.94 - $22.78
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $22.78  
   
Overtime
$14.15 - $34.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,457  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,061 - $54,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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Job Description for Wafer Fab Operator

  • Report problems with equipment, materials and environment.
  • Calibrate and operate wafer processing equipment, checking for quality and measurements.
  • Follow clean room procedures and guidelines.
  • Log hours, materials and equipment information.

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Experience Affects Wafer Fab Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 9%
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