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Surgical Forceps Fabricator Salary
in Reno, Nevada

$34,353 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$426

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Surgical Forceps Fabricator is $34,353 a year and $17 an hour in Reno, Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Surgical Forceps Fabricator is between $26,351 and $40,889. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Reno, Nevada.

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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 Reno, Nevada, 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:
$39,825
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Reno ( REE-noh) is a city in the northwest section of the U.S. state of Nevada, approximately 22 miles (35 km) from Lake Tahoe. Known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", Reno is known for its casino industry. Reno is the county seat of Washoe County. The city sits in a high desert river valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. The city is named after Union Major General Jesse L. Reno, who was killed in action during the American Civil War at the Battle of South Mountain on Fox's Gap. Reno, with an estimated population...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Surgical Forceps Fabricator is $34,353 a year and $17 an hour in Reno, Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Surgical Forceps Fabricator is between $26,351 and $40,889. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Reno, Nevada.

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