Dampen and iron apparel, linens, and other household articles.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Ironers do?

Dampens and irons wearing apparel, household linens, and other household articles with hand iron. May use electric ironing machine. May be employed on hourly basis.

Should I be an Ironer?

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

  • Also known as: Bottom Ironer, Iron Carrier, Iron Piler, Lining Ironer, Shoe Ironer, Top Ironer, Zipper Ironer

    How to become an Ironer

    Ironers 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 Ironer-related education!
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