Bead Picker

Pick bead wires from ground rubber tires as they pass on the conveyor.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Bead Pickers do?

Picks bead wires from ground rubber tires as they pass on conveyor from grinding machine and drops them in container or on conveyor for removal to scrap area.

Should I be a Bead Picker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Shredder Picker

    How to become a Bead Picker

    Most Bead Pickers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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