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Vapor Coater Salary
in Rochester, New York

$32,074 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$430

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vapor Coater is $32,074 a year and $15 an hour in Rochester, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Vapor Coater is between $24,668 and $38,111. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rochester, New York.

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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.
Vapor Coater Job Prevalence in Rochester, New York, United States

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

Job family population: 37,200

Estimated population of Vapor Coater jobs: 373

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,182
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Rochester, New York

Rochester Cost of Living Score:

Description: Rochester () is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,046 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo. The metropolitan area has a population of just over 1 million people. It is about 73 miles (117 km) east of Buffalo and 87 miles (140 km) west of Syracuse. Rochester was one of America's first boomtowns, initially due to the fertile Genesee River Valley, which gave rise to numerous flour mills, and then as a manufacturing hub. Several of the region's universities (notably...

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