Prepare clay for forming into pottery and porcelain ware.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Batter-Outs do?

Prepares clay for forming into pottery and porcelain ware by either of following methods: Pulls chunk of clay from large roll or picks up clay slab cut by machine. Centers clay on rotating horizontal wheel and pulls lever to lower tool that flattens clay and forms bat. Throws bat onto jigger mold and pulls lever to lower tool that spreads clay firmly over mold. Shapes clay into ball by hand and throws clay into jolly mold used in making such hollowware as cups and bowls.

Should I be a Batter-Out?

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: Bater, Batter, Batter Depositor

    How to become a Batter-Out

    Batter-Outs 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 Batter-Out-related education!
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