Filter Cleaner

Clean gums and other sediments from filters.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Filter Cleaners do?

Cleans gum and other sediment from filter that strains viscose or similar cellulose solution before it is spun into filaments for rayon yarn or cast into transparent wrapping material: Removes core or center of filter from its casing. Removes cloth wrappers of core and rewraps it with clean cloth. Replaces other strainers in filters that need cleaning.

Should I be a Filter Cleaner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Flue Cleaner, Frame Cleaner

    How to become a Filter Cleaner

    Most Filter Cleaners 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:9gsaaa&chl=no+college+%2872%25%29|certificate+%287%25%29|associate%27s+%2821%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,72,72
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