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Charge Preparation Technician Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$29,133 (USD)

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The average pay for a Charge Preparation Technician is $29,133 a year and $14 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Charge Preparation Technician is between $22,288 and $34,765. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares ampoule containing charge (specified amounts of materials for crystal growing process) to grow gallium arsenide crystal ingot in crystal growing furnace.
  • Cleans ampoules, plugs, and boats, using etch tanks and sandblasting equipment.
  • Operates saw to cut remelt into sections of specified size.
  • Immerses remelt into etch tank to remove contaminants, and dries remelt in oven.
  • Measures and weighs specified amounts of crystal growing material, such as seed, seed powder, remelt, and dopant, and loads material into boat and ampoule, following prescribed procedure.
  • Attaches ampoule to diffusion pump to remove air from ampoule, and seals ampoule, using blowtorch.
  • Transports sealed ampoule to holding rack in furnace room for further processing by crystal grower.
  • Records production information.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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