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Wire Saw Operator Salary
in Arizona, United States

$31,342 (USD)

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The average pay for a Wire Saw Operator is $31,342 a year and $15 an hour in Arizona, United States. The average salary range for a Wire Saw Operator is between $24,009 and $37,337. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arizona, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates precision saws to slice wafers from semiconductor crystal ingots, such as silicon or gallium arsenide: attaches mounted crystal to holding fixture of automatic feed on saw, using clamps.
  • Adjusts saw controls to set speed and angle of saw blade, thickness of cut, and angle of holding fixture.
  • Operates saw to cut sample wafer from crystal ingot.
  • Measures crystal orientation of sample wafer, using x-ray machine, and measures thickness of sample wafer, using calipers or thickness gauge.
  • Inspects sample wafer for flaws, such as saw marks, chips, bow, and taper.
  • Readjusts saw controls based on measurements and inspection.
  • Starts saw and observes operation of saw to ensure wafers are sliced according to specifications.
  • Removes sliced wafers from saw and cleans wafers in sink or ultrasonic cleaner.
  • May mount crystal ingot to mounting block crystal mounter.
  • May be designated according to type of saw operated as v-block saw operator; wire saw operator.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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