Almond Paste Molder

Color, knead, and form almond paste into decorative shapes.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Almond Paste Molders do?

Colors, kneads, and forms almond paste into decorative shapes, such as fruits and flowers: Adds specified amount of coloring to batch of almond paste and kneads it to distribute coloring uniformly. Rolls paste into sheets or cuts pieces from lump of paste and molds into decorative shapes, using fingers. May affix trimmings, such as artificial leaves and stalks, and form designs, using fingers or pronged instrument. May paint molded products with edible coloring, using brush.

Should I be an Almond Paste Molder?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become an Almond Paste Molder

    Almond Paste Molders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Almond Paste Molder-related education!
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