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Edge Round Tender Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,492 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Edge Round Tender is $35,492 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Edge Round Tender is between $27,152 and $42,354. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Tends abrading machines that polish or lap surface of semiconductor wafers: reads work order to determine specifications.
  • Loads wafers or carriers containing wafers onto polishing or lapping machine.
  • Adjusts machine controls or loads programmed control media in machine to regulate pressure, time, and slurry flow.
  • Starts lapping machine that removes saw marks and reduces wafer thickness or starts polishing machine that polishes wafers.
  • Observes machine operation and listens to sounds of belts, cams, and abrading wheel to detect machine malfunctions.
  • Adjusts mechanisms or requests repairs as necessary.
  • Stops machine at prescribed time, removes wafers from machine, and rinses wafers with water to cool wafers and remove slurry.
  • Examines wafers for defects, and measures wafer thickness, using thickness gauge.
  • May clean wafers, using chemical solutions, water, or gases, to remove contaminants from wafer surface.
  • May mount wafers onto carriers.
  • May mix slurry.
  • May tend machine that rounds wafer edges and be designated edge-round tender.
  • May be designated according to machine tended as lapping machine tender.
Edge Round Tender Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 31,390

Estimated population of Edge Round Tender jobs: 404

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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