Button or snap garments to prepare them for pressing or packing.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Buttoners do?

Buttons or snaps garments to prepare them for pressing or packing. Cuts off excess threads between buttons or around buttonholes, using hand shears. May turn garment right side out before buttoning.

Should I be a Buttoner?

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.

  • How to become a Buttoner

    Most Buttoners 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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