Hand Collator

Arrange and stack printed or unprinted sheets on worktables.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hand Collators do?

Arranges and stacks printed or unprinted sheets on worktable according to size, weight, color, or number sequence: Picks up one sheet from each stack to assemble complete set. Taps batch of sets on worktable or feeds sets into jogging machine to straighten and align sheets. Applies glue to top edges of sets, using brush or roller. Separates individual sets from glued stacks, using knife.

Should I be a Hand Collator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Collator, Hand

    How to become a Hand Collator

    Most Hand Collators 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:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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