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Wafer Line Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,210 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$378

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wafer Line Worker is $31,210 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Wafer Line Worker is between $24,959 and $36,767. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 Line Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Semiconductor Processors

Job family population: 23,540

Estimated population of Wafer Line Worker jobs: 44

Rate of error: 5.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,181
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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