A customer has asked us to solder a surface mount mini USB connector to a board. They need the connector housing to center on an opening in a plastic panel. The question is how much does the solder process add to the overall height of the coonctor, e.g. .010"?
Assuming your stencil is 1:1 to the pad and the solderability protection on the board is something other than HASL, we'd guess that your solder height is approximately 50% of your stencil thickness, because the metal volume of most pastes are about 50%.