Hammer wooden plugs in small holes in barrel.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Pluggers do?

Hammers wooden plugs in small holes in barrel and places iron hoops over barrel for BARREL ASSEMBLER.

Should I be a Plugger?

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: Beef Lugger, Edge Plugger, Meat Lugger, Rolling-Mill Plugger, Roll Plugger

    How to become a Plugger

    Pluggers 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 Plugger-related education!
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