Cotton Washer

Dump cotton linters into tubs for washing and bleaching.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cotton Washers do?

Dumps cotton linters into tubs for washing and bleaching. May dump washed and bleached linters into wringer unit and be designated Cotton Wringer.

Should I be a Cotton Washer?

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: Cottrell Blower, Wig Comber

    How to become a Cotton Washer

    Most Cotton Washers 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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