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Wafer Cell Battery Assembler Salary
in San Diego, California

$31,780 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wafer Cell Battery Assembler is $31,780 a year and $15 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Wafer Cell Battery Assembler is between $24,959 and $37,438. 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

  • Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble wafer-type dry cell batteries: removes stack of cells from machine and inspects and counts cells.
  • Positions stack in handpress and pulls lever to compress stack to form battery.
  • Wraps battery in rubberized wrapping and places wrapped battery on hot iron to seal.
  • Marks positive terminal, using pencil, and places battery in tray.
  • Tests capacity of battery, using voltmeter.
  • Closes and seals ends on hot iron.
  • Touches ends of cell to device to coat ends with hot asphalt.
  • Manually presses carbon end plates on asphalt.
  • Presses copper lead to end plate, using hot iron.
  • Applies strip of tape around battery to hold lead in position.
  • Stamps code on battery, using hand stamp.
  • Rubs cover with emery paper to remove wax from terminal covers and applies silver wax to terminals, using hot iron.
  • Inserts battery, pads, and bottom in can.
  • Crimps can over bottom, using hand-crimping press.
Wafer Cell Battery Assembler Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Semiconductor Processors

Job family population: 23,540

Estimated population of Wafer Cell Battery Assembler jobs: 44

Rate of error: 5.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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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