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Flow Solder Machine Operator Salary

$31,518 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$413

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Flow Solder Machine Operator is $31,518 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Flow Solder Machine Operator is between $24,368 and $37,322. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Controls wave-soldering machine or system to solder electronic components onto printed circuit boards (pcb's), according to processing specifications: reads production schedules and operations manuals and receives verbal instructions regarding sequential start up and operation of wave-soldering machine or system.
  • Moves controls to activate machine or equipment, such as preheater, lead wire cutter, wave-soldering units, and conveyors.
  • Adjusts controls of machines to regulate operating speed and temperature and height of flux, wax, and solder waves.
  • Verifies specific gravity of flux, using hydrometer.
  • Adjusts dimensions of conveyor pallets and rails used to hold and transport pcb's through wave-soldering process, using precision instruments and handtools.
  • Places loaded master pallet and production pallets on conveyor line of wave soldering machine or system and monitors pallets moving through process to verify that timing, temperatures, and dimensions are set according to standards.
  • Observes heat-sensitive color marks or strips placed on pcb's to verify boards have been preheated to specified temperatures.
  • Observes meters, gauges, and indicator lights to ensure that soldering of pcb's conforms to processing standards.
  • Examines samples of soldered boards to detect substandard soldering.
  • Discusses quality of soldering with supervisor and adjusts controls according to instructions.
  • Cleans parts and interiors of machines and replenishes fluids in machines and equipment.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on machines and equipment, using handtools.
  • May return substandard boards to wo.
Flow Solder Machine Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 35,080

Estimated population of Flow Solder Machine Operator jobs: 1,411

Rate of error: 3.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,538
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Flow Solder Machine Operator Job Listings for United States

SMT Operator - $16.00 - $24.00 an hour DOE
Nov 5
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Xemplar Tradesmen Recruiting
Clean boards in flow solder room using board washing machine. * Complete daily logs * General maintenance and cleaning of machinery SMT Operator / Machine Operator requirements: * A minimum of 2-3 ...
Balancing Machine Operator
Dec 10
Valencia, CA, USA
Elwood Staffing
Balancing Machine Operator / Balancer needed for innovative company in Valencia, CA. Apply today ... Drills, grinds, chips, and files metal from heavy side, or welds, solders, or rivets metal pieces ...
Coating Machine Operator
Dec 3
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DS Containers
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Machine Operator Second Shift
Dec 10
Birmingham, AL, USA
NCP Solutions
Prerequisites for Machine Operator I, II and II are as follows. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High ... flow/project deadlines, special projects, illness of coworkers or any special situation as ...
CNC Machine Operator Trainee (Swing Shift)
Dec 10
Bellingham, WA, USA
Lynden Door
They will show ownership of their work through managing the flow of their work area, troubleshooting problems, and supporting their team members' growth and development. The CNC Machine Operator is a ...

The average pay for a Flow Solder Machine Operator is $31,518 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Flow Solder Machine Operator is between $24,368 and $37,322. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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