Grease Buffer

Hold and turn silverwares against grease-coated cloth wheels.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$19,000 – $41,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Grease Buffers do?

Holds and turns silverware, such as bowls, tea sets, trays, or flatware, against grease-coated cloth wheel or leather belt to impart specified finish. May remove scratches, spots, or blemishes with pumice stone. May bolt layers of precut cloth onto spindle and form into buff of desired shape by holding rakelike handtool against rotating cloth. May buff silverware to specified final finish, using soft cloth buffing wheel and fine grained rouge or buffing compound and be designated Finisher.

Should I be a Grease Buffer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Glass Buffer

    How to become a Grease Buffer

    Most Grease Buffers 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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