Ground Layer

Apply powdered glazes to plain or decorated claywares.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Ground Layers do?

Applies powdered glaze to plain or decorated clayware: Dusts dry glaze over portion of ware previously coated with liquid size. Removes excess powder and distributes glaze evenly over sized area, by hand. May smooth and clean ware to be dusted, using sandpaper and sponge.

Should I be a Ground Layer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Outside the Box Thinker: Your creative brainpower gets a workout as you come up with innovative ideas.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Ground Layer

    Most Ground Layers 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:9bbaaa&chl=no+college+%2894%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,94,94
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