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Photo Mask Inspector Salary
in Minneapolis, Minnesota

$41,584 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$603

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Photo Mask Inspector is $41,584 a year and $20 an hour in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The average salary range for a Photo Mask Inspector is between $31,305 and $50,088. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
Photo Mask Inspector Job Prevalence in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Photo Mask Inspector jobs: 1,575

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,207
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Minneapolis ( (listen)) is the county seat of Hennepin County and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. As of 2018, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States, with an estimated population of 425,403. The Twin Cities metropolitan area consists of Minneapolis, its neighbor Saint Paul, and suburbs which altogether contain about 3.63 million people, and is the third-largest economic center in the Midwest.Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Photo Mask Inspector is $41,584 a year and $20 an hour in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The average salary range for a Photo Mask Inspector is between $31,305 and $50,088. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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