Balloon Maker

Cut out inflatable rubber figures like animals and comic characters.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Balloon Makers do?

Cuts out inflatable rubber figures, such as animals and comic characters, for use in parades and carnivals. Punches hole and inserts air valve in each component member of figure, cements valve in place, and cements members together and to body of figure, forming inflatable balloon. Inflates figure and inspects for leaks.

Should I be a Balloon Maker?

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

  • Also known as: Ball Maker, Bath-Solution Maker, Spoon Maker

    How to become a Balloon Maker

    Balloon Makers 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 Balloon Maker-related education!
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