Sample Worker

Prepare articles for use as display samples.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sample Workers do?

Prepares articles, such as curtains, draperies, rugs, or towels, for use as display samples, performing any combination of following duties: Assembles garments or articles into sets, and folds articles. Pins or glues identification tickets or labels to articles. Wraps paper bands around article, securing ends of band with glue, or inserts articles into plastic or cellophane bags. Arranges articles in boxes in attractive display and stores samples according to style, size, and color. Fills customer or sales orders, following order ticket. Records number of articles received, sample sets prepared, and samples shipped. Inventories samples in stock and requisitions replacement articles. May tend machine to print identification tickets or labels.

Should I be a Sample Worker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Bulk Intake Worker, Can Intake Worker, Unit Control Worker

    How to become a Sample Worker

    Most Sample Workers 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:9ejaaa&chl=no+college+%2861%25%29|certificate+%2830%25%29|associate%27s+%289%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,61,61
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