The average hourly pay for a Plater is $14.92.
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What Do Platers Do?
Platers are responsible for placing circuit panels onto racks and lifting plating tanks, as well as placing and lifting the racks out of the tanks. They must also take precise measurements of panels before plating.
Platers are required to have close attention to detail and at least two years of prior manufacturing experience, and should be able to lift fifty pounds repetitively. Mathematical skills are important in this position to measure and record the dimensions of panels, and strong verbal …Read more
Job Satisfaction for Plater
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
What Are Popular Skills for Platers?
Skills in Troubleshooting, Safety Compliance, Plant Maintenance and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Process Improvement.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Platers?
An entry-level Plater with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.97 based on 7 salaries. An early career Plater with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.46 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Plater with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.74 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Plater with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.27 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Pay Difference by Location
Years of Experience
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