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Wafer Polisher Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$32,570 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$430

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wafer Polisher is $32,570 a year and $16 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Wafer Polisher is between $24,917 and $38,866. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Wafer Polisher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tends abrading machines that polish or lap surface of semiconductor wafers: reads work order to determine specifications.
  • Loads wafers or carriers containing wafers onto polishing or lapping machine.
  • Adjusts machine controls or loads programmed control media in machine to regulate pressure, time, and slurry flow.
  • Starts lapping machine that removes saw marks and reduces wafer thickness or starts polishing machine that polishes wafers.
  • Observes machine operation and listens to sounds of belts, cams, and abrading wheel to detect machine malfunctions.
  • Adjusts mechanisms or requests repairs as necessary.
  • Stops machine at prescribed time, removes wafers from machine, and rinses wafers with water to cool wafers and remove slurry.
  • Examines wafers for defects, and measures wafer thickness, using thickness gauge.
  • May clean wafers, using chemical solutions, water, or gases, to remove contaminants from wafer surface.
  • May mount wafers onto carriers.
  • May mix slurry.
  • May tend machine that rounds wafer edges and be designated edge-round tender.
  • May be designated according to machine tended as lapping machine tender.
Wafer Polisher Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 31,390

Estimated population of Wafer Polisher jobs: 404

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,757
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Dallas, Texas

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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in...

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