Fish-Cake Maker

Tend machines and equipment that cook raw fishes to make fishcakes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fish-Cake Makers do?

Tends machines and equipment that grind, mix, form, and cook raw fish to make fishcakes: Skins and bones fish, using knife. Places boned fish in grinding machine that grinds fish into paste. Dumps paste in mixing machine and adds specified amounts of ingredients, such as flour, water, and spices. Feeds mixed ingredients into extrusion machine that forms and places fishcakes onto conveyor for transfer to automatic deep-fry cooker, freezing tunnel, and packaging machine. May cook cakes in steam cooker or fries cakes in oil. May wrap cooked fishcakes in wax paper.

Should I be a Fish-Cake Maker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Fish Chopper, Gang Knife, Fish Rod Maker, Fried-Cake Maker

    How to become a Fish-Cake Maker

    Fish-Cake 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 Fish-Cake Maker-related education!
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