Dial Maker

Mark balance scale dials by hand or using silk screen equipment.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$19,000 – $61,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Dial Makers do?

Marks balance scale dials by hand or using silk screen equipment: Reads work order to determine type of dial required and selects specified dial blanks from stockroom. Lays out and marks special order dials, using pivoted straightedge, pen, and ink. Marks regular order dials, using silk screen, paint, and squeegee [SCREEN PRINTER].


Should I be a Dial Maker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Watch-Dial Maker

    How to become a Dial Maker

    Dial Makers 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 Dial Maker-related education!
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