Average Wafer Fabrication Operator Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Wafer Fabrication Operator is $14.40.
MEDIAN $14.40
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
$750 - $1,650
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5,000
Total Pay
$26,525 - $48,228

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Wafer Fabrication Operator
Process Technician
Manufacturing Technician, Semiconductors
Research and Development Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Wafer Fabrication Operator

Skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting and Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Wafer Fabrication Operator

An entry-level Wafer Fabrication Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.24 based on 8 salaries. An early career Wafer Fabrication Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.51 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Wafer Fabrication Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.33 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Wafer Fabrication Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.27 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.

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Years of Experience

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