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Photo Mask Inspector Salary
in Charlotte, North Carolina

$37,913 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$550

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Photo Mask Inspector is $37,913 a year and $18 an hour in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Photo Mask Inspector is between $28,541 and $45,666. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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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 Charlotte, North Carolina, 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:
$43,951
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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About Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte Cost of Living Score:

Description: Charlotte () is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Located in the Piedmont, it is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. In 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population was 859,035, making it the 16th-most populous city in the United States. The Charlotte metropolitan area's population ranks 23rd in the U.S., and had a 2016 population of 2,474,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2016 census-estimated population of 2,632,249.Between 2004 and 2014, Charlotte was ranked as the country's fastest-growing metro...

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