Button Attaching Machine Operator

Tend machines that attach buttons to articles of apparels.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Button Attaching Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that attaches buttons to articles of apparel, such as work clothing and caps: Places tack in holder on machine bed. Positions premarked article over tack on bed and positions button on garment over tack and under machine ram. Depresses pedal that lowers ram, joining button to article.


Should I be a Button Attaching Machine Operator?

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

  • Also known as: Buckle-Attaching-Machine Operator, Patent-Button Machine Operator, Automatic

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    Button Attaching Machine Operator

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