Laboratory Miller

Tend machines that clean and grind samples of grain.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Laboratory Millers do?

Tends machines that clean and grind samples of grain to obtain flour samples for testing: Pours grain into machines to remove chaff, dirt, undesirable seeds, and determine moisture content. Dumps cleaned grain into mill hopper to grind wheat into flour. Dumps flour into machine to sift it into standard flour samples. Dumps samples in container and records identifying data for laboratory information. May perform chemical tests on grain and flour samples.

Should I be a Laboratory Miller?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to become a Laboratory Miller

    Most Laboratory Millers 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:9zgaaa&chl=no+college+%2866%25%29|certificate+%2827%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,66,66
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