Cover watch dials with lacquer to protect dials.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Lacquerers do?

Covers watch dials with lacquer to protect dials preparatory to polishing or plating numerals, or preparatory to final assembling. Dries lacquer in heated cabinets.

Should I be a Lacquerer?

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.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Gold Letterer, Lacquer Sizer, Lacquer Sprayer, Lacquer Sprayer I, Lacquer Sprayer II

    How to become a Lacquerer

    Most Lacquerers 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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