Wafer Fab Operator Salary

Median pay for Wafer Fab Operators in the United States is around $15.61 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $11.91 per hour, and the top verges on $21.43. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and the greater part collect vision insurance. Men account for the majority of Wafer Fab Operators who responded to the questionnaire — 69 percent to be exact. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$20,134 - $59,598
(Median)
$20K
$38K
$60K
MEDIAN: $38,500
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$11.91 - $21.43
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,134 - $59,598  
   
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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$25,021 - $52,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $21.43  
   
Overtime
$16.77 - $32.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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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$25,021 - $52,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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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 22%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%
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