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Surgical Forceps Fabricator Salary

$33,224 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$412

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Surgical Forceps Fabricator is $33,224 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Surgical Forceps Fabricator is between $25,484 and $39,545. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Performs any combination of following tasks to fabricate radio-frequency cauterizing surgical forceps, according to written instructions: cuts and strips coaxial wire and solders wire ends to plug terminals and forceps contacts.
  • Applies bonding agent to metal surfaces requiring plastic insulation coating, using brush.
  • Places plug terminals into mold, bolts mold together, and clamps mold in vise.
  • Injects liquid plastic into mold, using hand-operated pressure gun.
  • Dips forceps into liquid plastic and hangs forceps on stand to drain.
  • Places plug molds and dipped forceps into oven for specified time to cure plastic insulation.
  • Inspects plastic insulation for bubbles and uniformity of thickness.
  • Tests cured plugs and forceps for continuity, using ohmmeter.
  • Trims plastic flash from plugs and forceps, using knife.
  • Plugs forceps into radio-frequency generator and passes forceps along metal grounding plate to test for insulation leaks indicated by sparking.
  • Applies electroplating solution onto contact points of forceps, using battery-powered plating paddle.
  • Fabricates parts, such as plug pins, insulating collars, and fittings for assembly, using handtools, such as wire brush, pliers, drill press, and jeweler's lathe.
  • Weighs and mixes ingredients for plastic compound.
Surgical Forceps Fabricator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Surgical Forceps Fabricator jobs: 13

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,515
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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