Frame Repairer

Repair surface defects in plastic mirror frames and mirrors.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $41,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Frame Repairers do?

Repairs surface defects in plastic mirror frames and mirrors: Examines frame or mirror to detect defects, such as rough edges, cracks, and blisters on frame and scratches on mirror. Unscrews brackets holding mirror within frame, using pneumatic screwdriver, and removes mirror from frame. Clamps frame in vise to hold frame in position for repair. Fills cracks in frame with putty. Sands and touches up defective area, using sandpaper and paint. Trims rough edges from frames with wire cutters. Hand buffs scratched area on mirrors, to remove scratches, using felt block and polishing compound. Reassembles repaired mirrors and stacks nonrepairable items aside.

Should I be a Frame Repairer?

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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.

  • Also known as: Luster Repairer

    How to become a Frame Repairer

    Most Frame Repairers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaoaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|||bachelor%27s+%2819%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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