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Surgical Forceps Fabricator Salary
in San Diego, California

$35,769 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$444

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Surgical Forceps Fabricator is $35,769 a year and $17 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Surgical Forceps Fabricator is between $27,437 and $42,575. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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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 San Diego, California, 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:
$41,466
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

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