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Photographic Processor Semiconductor Wafers Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$50,590 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Photographic Processor Semiconductor Wafers is $50,590 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Photographic Processor Semiconductor Wafers is between $37,416 and $61,554. 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 photographic processing machines that coat semiconductor wafers with solutions, such as photoresist and developing chemicals: places wafers in containers, such as boats, magazines, cassettes or chuck, using vacuum wand or tweezers.
  • Loads wafer containers in photographic processing machine, such as photoresist coater or developer.
  • Pushes buttons and turns knobs to start automatic coating cycle.
  • Removes container of coated wafers from machine.
  • Cleans and maintains machines.
  • Maintains production records.
  • May immerse wafers in baths of developing chemicals.
  • May place coated wafers in oven to set and dry wafers.
  • May enter production information into computer, using computer terminal keyboard.
  • May immerse wafers in chemical baths to etch excess photoresist or to clean wafers.
  • May visually inspect wafers to identify defects, such as misalignment, excess photoresist, and scratches.
Photographic Processor Semiconductor Wafers Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Semiconductor Processors

Job family population: 23,540

Estimated population of Photographic Processor Semiconductor Wafers jobs: 790

Rate of error: 5.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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