Saw and grind gates and flash from castings of novelty jewelries.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $44,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Scrapers do?

Saws and grinds gates and flash from castings of novelty jewelry and trophy figurines: Starts bandsaw and positions casting against revolving blade to cut off gate. Scrapes off flash and smooths rough surfaces, using belt-sanding machine, rotary file, and hand knife.

Should I be a Scraper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Scraper

    Most Scrapers 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:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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