Silk Spreader

Tend machines that fluff and combine silk fibers.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Silk Spreaders do?

Tends machine that fluffs and combines silk fibers: Weighs cleaned, raw silk to separate it into small bunches of specified weight. Starts machine and feeds bunches of silk between machine rollers that fluff and combine bunches.

Should I be a Silk Spreader?

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

  • Also known as: Glue Spreader, Hide Spreader, Mica Spreader, Silker

    How to become a Silk Spreader

    Silk Spreaders 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 Silk Spreader-related education!
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