Fertilizer Mixer

Tend machines that mix nitrogen, phosphate, and potash.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Fertilizer Mixers do?

Tends machine that mixes nitrogen, phosphate, and potash to produce fertilizer: Pulls lever to feed dry materials from storage hopper into mixer. Observes gauges and turns valves to admit specified amounts of liquids, such as ammonia and sulfuric acid, into mixer. Stops mixer after specified time and turns handwheel or pulls lever to dump batch onto conveyor.


Should I be a Fertilizer Mixer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Fertilizer Mixer

    Most Fertilizer Mixers 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:9jdaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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