Separate pieces of types after they are removed from type molds.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Pagers do?

Separates pieces of type after they are removed from type molds. Cleans type and removes burrs, using file. May separate type according to specified quantity of each character and size and face of type.

Should I be a Pager?

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

  • How to become a Pager

    Pagers 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 Pager-related education!
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