The average pay for a Photo Mask Inspector is £23,490 a year and £11 an hour in Manchester, United Kingdom.
The average salary range for a Photo Mask Inspector is between £17,683 and £28,294.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Manchester, United Kingdom.
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Inspects master or production photo mask plates used in fabrication of semiconductor devices for defects and to ensure conformance to specifications: positions photo mask plate on stage of microscope or computer-aided inspection equipment.
Focuses and aligns lens with predetermined coordinates on photo mask plate.
Inspects photo mask plate for defects, such as misalignment of design, contamination, cracks, pinholes, and streaking, and compares photo mask pattern to original design to verify conformance to specifications.
Enters commands to activate computer-aided inspection equipment that automatically scans surface of photo mask plate to locate and record defects.
Records inspection information, and sorts photo mask plates according to inspection results.
May measure critical dimensions of pattern on photo mask plate and compares dimensions to design requirements, using microscopes with attached calibrated viewing or image shearing apparatus.
May photograph surface of defective photo mask plate, using instant-print camera.
May operate laser-beam equipment to repair circuitry defects on photo mask plate laser-beam-trim operator.
May tend equipment that removes contaminants and photoresist from surface of photo mask plate photo mask cleaner.
Manchester () is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 545,500 in 2017; the Greater Manchester Built-up Area is the United Kingdom's second-most populous, with a population of 2.55 million. It is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines to the north and east, and an arc of towns with which it forms a continuous conurbation. The local authority is Manchester City Council.
The recorded history of Manchester began with the civilian settlement associated with the Roman fort of Mamucium or Mancunium, which was established in about AD 79 on a sandstone bluff...