Cigarette Lighter Repairer

Repair and clean cigarette lighters.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $62,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cigarette Lighter Repairers do?

Repairs and cleans cigarette lighters, using handtools: Disassembles lighter and adjusts or replaces parts, such as spark wheels, injector valves, and clutch gears, using handtools. Removes cotton and defective wick from lighter, inserts new wick, and repacks cotton, using tweezers and picks. Immerses lighters in solution to clean them. Applies polish to lighters and refinishes surfaces, using hand polisher. Inserts flint and fills lighter with fluid or gas. May immerse butane lighters in specified solution to detect leaks. May sell lighters to customers. May compute charges for repairs.

Should I be a Cigarette Lighter Repairer?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • How to Become a
    Cigarette Lighter Repairer

    Cigarette Lighter Repairers 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 Cigarette Lighter Repairer-related education!
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