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Plater Salary

$42,220 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$642

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 25, 2020

The average pay for a Plater is $42,220 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Plater is between $31,741 and $50,897. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Coats metal objects electrolytically with chromium, copper, cadmium, or other metal to provide protective or decorative surfaces or to build up worn surfaces according to specifications, operating plating equipment.
  • Reads work order to determine size and composition of object to be plated, type concentration and temperature of plating solution, type and thickness and location of specified plating metal, and amount of electrical current and time required to complete plating process.
  • Immerses object in cleaning and rinsing baths.
  • Suspends object, such as part or mold, from cathode rod (negative terminal) and dips object in plating solution.
Plater Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 40,070

Estimated population of Plater jobs: 4,241

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$48,944
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous...

Plater Job Listings for United States

Plater
Jan 24
Valencia, CA, USA
Aerotek
Position Summary : Under general supervision manually submerges panels and/or operates repetitive plating and wet process machines to electroplate circuits onto panels. Manually performs or operates ...
Plater
Dec 12
Dallas, TX, USA
Morrell Plating Co., Inc.
Operating electroplating line. Will train. Company Description Zinc plating company
Plater
Nov 7
Tempe, AZ, USA
SVS Group
The General Plate Operator is responsible planning and coordinate the activities of all department operators and helpers and evaluate, document and improve the electroplating process. · 3+ years of ...
Plater Expirenced for Aerospace Co.2nd shift $14.00
Jan 24
Santa Ana, CA, USA
Solvis Employment Services Inc.
Second Shift Position Plater need for a Aerospace Co. Duties: Dip Parts into Metal Finishing tans Set the voltage and Amperage as required by blueprints Monitors parts to ensure uniform plating on ...
Plater 3rd Shift + up to a 5% Signing Reward
Jan 3
Phoenix, United States
Chromalloy
Plater Duties: * Dry honing components * Blowing out internal cavities of parts with air * Stripping old coating off parts in nitric acid * Clean tanks and screen per Chromalloy specifications

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plater is $42,220 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Plater is between $31,741 and $50,897. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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