How much does a Wafer Process Technician I make in the United States? The average Wafer Process Technician I salary in the United States is $50,049 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $41,958 and $60,739. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Wafer Process Technician I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Wafer Process Technician I Salary $34,593 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Wafer Process Technician I Salary $41,958 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Wafer Process Technician I Salary $50,049 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Wafer Process Technician I Salary $60,739 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Wafer Process Technician I Salary $70,471 US April 24, 2024
25% $41,958 10% $34,593 90% $70,471 75% $60,739 $50,049 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Wafer Process Technician I

Wafer Process Technician I performs tests and experiments required for wafer processing. Sets up processing equipment and performs minor adjustments to equipment within guidelines. Being a Wafer Process Technician I designs and executes test runs and disseminates results to facilitate engineering designs. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Wafer Process Technician I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Wafer Process Technician I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Wafer Process Technician I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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For Wafer Process Technician I, the upper level is Wafer Process Technician II and then progresses to Wafer Process Development Manager.

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Wafer Process Technician I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Wafer Process Technician I, the highest Wafer Process Technician I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Wafer Process Technician I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Wafer Process Technician I salary is in Miami, FL, where the Wafer Process Technician I salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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