Feather Drying Machine Operator

Load feathers into steam-heated drying tanks or centrifugal driers.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Feather Drying Machine Operators do?

Loads feathers, used for stuffing pillows and cushions, into steam-heated drying tank or centrifugal drier to dry feathers after washing. Removes feathers from drier by hand or opens outlet valve.

Should I be a Feather Drying Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Drying-Machine Receiver

    How to Become a
    Feather Drying Machine Operator

    Most Feather Drying Machine Operators 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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