Rug Cleaner Helper

Assist in cleaning rugs in the plant or at customers' premises.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Rug Cleaner Helpers do?

Performs variety of tasks to assist in cleaning rugs in plant or at customers’ premises: Moves furniture to remove rug to plant or to clear room for cleaning rug on premises. Pushes vacuum cleaner over rug or feeds rug into machine equipped with rotating straps or brushes that remove dirt and dust preparatory to scrubbing. Fastens rug to pins attached to conveyor chain of automatic cleaning machine, as directed by RUG CLEANER, MACHINE. Examines or rubs cleaned rugs with towel to determine cleanliness and notifies RUG CLEANER, MACHINE if additional cleaning is required. Rolls and wraps rug with paper or ties it with cord for delivery to customer or storage. May brush or spray sizing on back of rug. May spray rugs, carpets, and upholstered furniture with insecticides to mothproof them.

Should I be a Rug Cleaner Helper?

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

  • How to become a Rug Cleaner Helper

    Most Rug Cleaner Helpers 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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