Color Strainer

Assist Color-Paste Mixers in mixing colors for use in printing textiles.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Color Strainers do?

Assists COLOR-PASTE MIXER in mixing color for use in printing textiles: Strains mixed colors through vacuum or other straining device to remove lumps and foreign matter. Carries colors to and from mixing area. Cleans working area and mixing equipment, using water hose. May mix colors. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.

Should I be a Color Strainer?

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.

  • How to become a Color Strainer

    Most Color Strainers 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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