Fasten the metal bands onto the pen barrels.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Banders do?

Fastens metal bands onto pen barrels: Slips band into groove on barrel. May insert and squeeze part in hand squeezer or crimping tool to tighten band in place.

Should I be a Bander?

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

  • How to become a Bander

    Banders 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 Bander-related education!
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