Counter Roller

Tend machines that skive, corrugate, and wax precut counters.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Counter Rollers do?

Tends machine that skives, corrugates, and waxes precut counters to prepare them for further processing: Stacks counters in feeding device. Presses button to start machine that moves counters under presser rollers and knife blade to shave them to uniform thickness, then under roller that corrugates edges, and applicator that coats counters with wax. May change cutting knives, using wrench.

Should I be a Counter Roller?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Counter Roller

    Counter Rollers 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 Counter Roller-related education!
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