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Chemical Etching Processor Salary

$37,829 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chemical Etching Processor is $37,829 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chemical Etching Processor is between $28,632 and $45,450. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Etches specified portions of metal parts and materials used in manufacturing aircraft, using immersion equipment, templates, handtools, and precision measuring instruments: reads work order, blueprints, and process specifications to determine location of etch, finished dimensions, and method and sequence of operations.
  • Cleans surface of parts and materials to ensure uniform adhesion of maskant.
  • Applies maskant to surfaces to be etched, scribes etch lines, using template, and removes maskant from etch areas.
  • Immerses parts and materials in etching solution for specified time, manually or using hoist.
  • Removes objects from etch solution, rinses objects with water, and removes remaining maskant.
  • Measures etched parts and materials for conformance to specifications, using micrometers, scales, and other precision measuring instruments.
  • May immerse parts and materials in successive baths and rinses to perform surface processing in addition to etching, such as pickling, chromodizing, passivating, degreasing, and stripping, and be designated process equipment operator.
Chemical Etching Processor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Job family population: 22,470

Estimated population of Chemical Etching Processor jobs: 2,099

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Chemical Etching Processor Job Listings for United States

Chemical Room Technician
Apr 25
Hayward, CA, USA
Pentagon Technologies
Duties include responsible to process customer supplied parts within the chemical process (etching) & detailing department according to known processes as specified by work order traveler ...
Plater/Processor (2nd Shift)
May 17
Canoga Park, United States
Aerojet Rocketdyne
Clean, Fine Clean, Chemical Conversion, Sand Blast, Anodize and Acid Etching of external and ... Safely lift and process rocket engine hardware (up to 5,000 lbs) and plan proper grouping and ...
Oregon Die Prep Process Engineer
Apr 28
Hillsboro, OR, USA
... etching, engraving, polishing, painting, plating, and other material processing operations. ... Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or other related fields. • ...
Mechanical Engineer
Jun 10
Redmond, WA, USA
SmartTalent Search & Skilled Trade - North
... chemical etching, laser etching · Clean room, aqueous cleaning, and sterilization qualification and monitoring · Lean manufacturing process implementation or support · Mechanical specification ...
Mechanical Engineer
May 30
Redmond, WA, USA
Saicon Consultants Inc
Experience with color anodizing, electro polishing, chemical etching, laser etching * Clean room, aqueous cleaning, and sterilization qualification and monitoring * Lean manufacturing process ...
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