Patch Worker

Sweep floors of cotton-bale compressing plant.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Patch Workers do?

Sweeps floors of cotton-bale compressing plant. Gathers loose cotton from floor. Carries or transfers light equipment to various workers, using handtruck.

Should I be a Patch Worker?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Cinder Pit Worker, Pass Worker, Paste Worker, Pattern Worker, Piece Worker, Pier Worker, Pin Worker, Skip Pit Worker

    How to become a Patch Worker

    Patch Workers 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 Patch Worker-related education!
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