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Photo Mask Inspector Salary
in Rhode Island, United States

$41,549 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$602

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Photo Mask Inspector is $41,549 a year and $20 an hour in Rhode Island, United States. The average salary range for a Photo Mask Inspector is between $31,279 and $50,047. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rhode Island, United States.

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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 Rhode Island, 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:
$48,167
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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Photo Mask Inspector Job Listings for Rhode Island, United States

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