Handle Assembler

Attach metal parts like ferrules to the wooden tools and implement handles.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Handle Assemblers do?

Attaches metal parts, such as webs and ferrules, to wooden tool and implement handles: Positions metal parts on handle, and drills holes for bolts or rivets, using portable power drill. Inserts bolts or rivets in holes, and tightens or fastens them, using handtools or riveting press. May stamp handles with name or size. May pack handles for shipment. May dip or spray handles to color or preserve them. May be designated according to handle assembled as Saw-Handle Assembler; Shovel-Handle Assembler; Snath-Handle Assembler.


Should I be a Handle Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Handle-Bar Assembler, Saw-Handle Assembler, Shovel-Handle Assembler, Snath-Handle Assembler

    How to become a Handle Assembler

    Handle Assemblers 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 Handle Assembler-related education!
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