Colorer

Apply colored glazes to tiles following stamped or outlined designs.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Colorers do?

Applies colored glazes to tile following stamped or outlined design: Reads job order for work procedure and examines color sketches to determine colors to be applied. Fills bulb of applicator with specified glaze color. Applies glaze to design following color scheme on sketches. Cleans used applicator bulbs. May spray glaze onto tile, using spray gun. May apply liquid gold to tile, using china painting brush.


Should I be a Colorer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Color Finisher, Colorman, Map Colorer, Plate Colorer

    How to become a Colorer

    Most Colorers 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:9bbaaa&chl=no+college+%2894%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,94,94
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