Extension Edger

Tend machines that glue oversized pieces of cardboards.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Extension Edgers do?

Tends machine that glues oversized piece of cardboard to box top or bottom to form decorative protecting edge or flange around box: Loads cardboard pieces into machine feed hopper, fills glue reservoir, and starts machine. Positions formed box on block and presses pedal to activate machine that glues piece onto box. Removes box from machine and stacks on pallet for wrapping.

Should I be an Extension Edger?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to become an Extension Edger

    Most Extension Edgers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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