Semiconductors Wafer Breaker

Break semiconductor wafers into individual dies.
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Salary Range
$23,000 – $48,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Semiconductors Wafer Breakers do?

Breaks semiconductor wafers into individual dies, using equipment and handtools: Places semiconductor wafer on pad, using tweezers. Taps wafer, using pencil tip, awl, or tweezers to break wafer into quarters. Places semiconductor wafer quarter on plastic square. Presses semiconductor wafer, using roller or air pressure equipment, to break wafer quarter into individual dies. Places individual dies in containers, using vacuum wand or brush. May break wafers, using chemical solutions and breaking equipment.

Should I be a Semiconductors Wafer Breaker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Baker, Beads, Wafer Breaker, Semiconductors

    How to Become a
    Semiconductors Wafer Breaker

    Most Semiconductors Wafer Breakers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:a9bbaa&chl=|no+college+%2896%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,96
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