Pickle prepared food products in preservatives or flavoring solutions.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Picklers do?

Pickles prepared food products in preservative or flavoring solutions: Mixes ingredients, such as salt, vinegar, or sugar in barrels, vats, or tanks, according to formula, to make pickling or flavoring brine. Dumps product, such as vegetables, fruit, fish, fish eggs, or meat into solution to soak for specified time. May pack product into barrels in layers, covering each layer with preservative compound. May remove contents from containers by hand or with dip net. May be designated according to product pickled as Fish Pickler; Gherkin Pickler; Pepper Pickler; Sweet-Pickled-Fruit Maker; Sweet-Pickle Maker.

Should I be a Pickler?

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: Pickler Helper

    How to become a Pickler

    Most Picklers 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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