Globe Mounter

Paste segments of world map over spherical forms to make globes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Globe Mounters do?

Pastes segments of world map over spherical forms to make globes delineating surface of earth: Mixes prescribed amounts of flour and water to make paste. Spreads paste on glass plate with handbrush, and places gores of printed map on glass plate to soak and absorb paste. Mounts gores on marked globe and smooths gores with burnishing iron. Sponges excess paste from finished globe with water and sets it aside to dry.

Should I be a Globe Mounter?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Globe Mounter

    Globe Mounters 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 Globe Mounter-related education!
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