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Surgical Forceps Fabricator Salary
in Louisville, Kentucky

$31,154 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$386

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Surgical Forceps Fabricator is $31,154 a year and $15 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Surgical Forceps Fabricator is between $23,897 and $37,081. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

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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 Louisville, Kentucky, 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:
$36,116
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Surgical Forceps Fabricator is $31,154 a year and $15 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Surgical Forceps Fabricator is between $23,897 and $37,081. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

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