Map and Chart Mounter

Perform tasks to mount maps and charts.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Map and Chart Mounters do?

Performs any combination of following tasks to mount maps and charts according to oral or written specifications: Glues muslin or board backing to paper maps and charts, by hand or using mounting machine. Tends machine that automatically applies reinforcing tape to edges of unmounted charts and maps. Attaches spring roller and draw rod to roll-type maps and charts. Cuts maps into sections of specified size, using knife or razor. Spaces sections on muslin, according to specifications, and glues sections to muslin to assemble fold-mounted maps. Attaches brackets to corners of wooden strips to assemble map-mounting frame. Secures map or chart to frame, using glazier’s points, screws, or tape. Inserts fold-mounted maps into binders, punches eyelet holes in binder, using hand press, and inserts and crimps eyelets to secure maps in binder, using hammer.


Should I be a Map and Chart Mounter?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Finisher, Map and Chart, Mounter, Flutes and Piccolos, Mounter, Trumpets and Cornets

    How to become a Map and Chart Mounter

    Map and Chart Mounters 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 Map and Chart Mounter-related education!
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