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Vacuum Metalizer Operator Salary
in Colorado Springs, Colorado

$31,836 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$427

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 21, 2020

The average pay for a Vacuum Metalizer Operator is $31,836 a year and $15 an hour in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Vacuum Metalizer Operator is between $24,959 and $37,829. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tends vacuum metalizing equipment that deposits decorative or protective coating of specified metal on metal, glass, or plastic objects: hooks or clamps articles onto rack.
  • Positions pieces of coating metal over heating filament on rack.
  • Positions rack in vacuum chamber, manually or using hoist.
  • May plug in electrical connection or filaments.
  • Connects gear to motorized jig that rotates rack inside chamber.
  • Closes door and turns handles to seal chamber.
  • Turns handwheel and starts pump to remove air from chamber.
  • Starts booster and high vacuum pumps, and observes dials to obtain specified state of vacuum in chamber.
  • Pushes button to heat filament which vaporizes coating metal and deposits it as film on objects on rack.
  • Turns off electric current after specified time and turns handwheel to permit air to enter chamber.
  • Opens door, removes rack, and lifts coated objects onto truck or dolly.
Vacuum Metalizer Operator Job Prevalence in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

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

Job family population: 40,070

Estimated population of Vacuum Metalizer Operator jobs: 402

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$36,907
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Description: Colorado Springs is a home rule municipality that is the largest city by area in Colorado as well as the county seat and the most populous municipality of El Paso County, Colorado, United States. It is in east central Colorado, on Fountain Creek, 60 miles (97 km) south of Denver. At 6,035 feet (1,839 m) the city stands over 1 mile (1.6 km) above sea level, though some areas are significantly higher and lower. Colorado Springs is near the base of Pikes Peak, which rises 14,115 feet (4,302 m) above sea level on the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains. The United States Air Force Academy opened just north of...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vacuum Metalizer Operator is $31,836 a year and $15 an hour in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Vacuum Metalizer Operator is between $24,959 and $37,829. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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