Hand Striper

Paint stripe, letter, or decorative edges on bicycle frames.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hand Stripers do?

Paints stripes, letters, or decorative edges on bicycle frames, motorcycle fenders and tanks, utensils, or other stamped products, using handbrushes and enamel or lacquer. Marks area to be stamped, lettered, or decorated, using rule or template. Mixes paint and matches colors according to specifications, or uses prepared paints.

Should I be a Hand Striper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Outside the Box Thinker: Your creative brainpower gets a workout as you come up with innovative ideas.

  • Also known as: Auto Striper, Brush Shade-Hand, Last-Code Striper, Pencil Striper, Pottery Striper, Seasoner, Hand, Sign Writer, Hand See More

    How to become a Hand Striper

    Most Hand Stripers 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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