Assembler

Sort laundered or dry-cleaned articles.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Assemblers do?

Sorts laundered or drycleaned articles, such as linens, garments, blankets, and drapes, according to customer’s identification mark or tag: Reads identification symbols on mark or tag attached to clean articles. Sorts articles with similar symbols into groups. Collects items belonging to each customer from group, using customer’s list of articles received to verify completeness of order. Inspects items for quality of service. May be designated according to type of article assembled as Flatwork Assembler; Wearing-Apparel Assembler.


Should I be an Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Assembler-Fitter, Assembler, Knife, Assembly Detailer, Brake Assembler, Bunk Assembler, Carcass Assembler See More

    How to become an Assembler

    Assemblers 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 Assembler-related education!
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