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Metallization Equipment Tender Semiconductors Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,279 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Metallization Equipment Tender Semiconductors is $36,279 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Metallization Equipment Tender Semiconductors is between $27,755 and $43,256. 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 equipment that deposits layer of metal on semiconductor surfaces to provide electrical contact between circuit components.
  • Places semiconductors, such as silicon wafers, crystal units, or fiber optic microchannel plates, in container, using vacuum wand or tweezers.
  • Cleans semiconductors to remove contaminants prior to metal deposition, using chemical baths or automatic cleaning equipment.
  • Loads semiconductors into metallization equipment holders, using vacuum wand or tweezers.
  • Places loaded holders and specified metals in chamber of equipment that deposits layer of metal, such as aluminum, gold, or platinum, on semiconductor surfaces, by sputtering or evaporation process.
  • Manipulates equipment controls that start and adjust metallization process, following processing specifications.
  • Measures electrical conductivity and thickness of metal layer on processed semiconductors, using test equipment.
  • Maintains chemicals and metals for equipment.
  • May tend equipment that deposits insulating layer of glass onto semiconductor wafer surfaces and be designated glass deposition tender.
Metallization Equipment Tender Semiconductors Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Semiconductor Processors

Job family population: 23,540

Estimated population of Metallization Equipment Tender Semiconductors jobs: 1,648

Rate of error: 5.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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