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Plating Equipment Tender Salary
in Richmond, Virginia

$33,031 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$456

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plating Equipment Tender is $33,031 a year and $16 an hour in Richmond, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Plating Equipment Tender is between $25,270 and $39,383. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Richmond, Virginia.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tends automatic equipment that conveys objects through series of cleaning, rinsing, and electrolytic plating solutions to plate objects with metallic coating.
  • Starts equipment and regulates flow of electricity through plating solution and immersion time of objects in solutions, according to specifications.
  • Monitors automatic plating process to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Adds water or other materials to maintain specified mixture and level of cleaning, rinsing, and plating solutions.
  • Observes temperature gauges and adjusts controls to maintain specified temperatures of cleaning and rinsing solutions.
  • Lubricates moving parts of plating conveyor.
  • Cleans plating and cleaning tanks.
  • May test plating solution, using hydrometer and litmus paper, or obtain random sample of plating solutions for laboratory analysis.
  • May replace anodes and cathodes in plating equipment.
  • May fasten objects onto hooks or racks, or place objects into containers or onto conveyor attached to plating equipment.
  • May start and monitor computerized plating process.
  • May manually immerse objects into plating or rinsing solutions.
Plating Equipment Tender Job Prevalence in Richmond, Virginia, United States

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

Job family population: 37,200

Estimated population of Plating Equipment Tender jobs: 1,379

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,292
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Richmond, Virginia

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Description: Richmond () is a city in the U.S. state of Virginia and its capital. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. Richmond was incorporated in 1742 and has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 204,214; in 2016, the population was estimated to be 223,170, making Richmond the fourth-most populous city in Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,260,029, the third-most populous metro in the state. Richmond is located at the fall line of the James River, 44 miles (71 km) west of Williamsburg...

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