Spring Layer

Straighten and form clock springs, using holding fixture and pliers.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Spring Layers do?

Straightens, shapes, and forms clock springs, using holding fixture and pliers. Winds coiled spring around peg or pin of fixture and bends and shapes spring to specifications, using needle-nosed pliers.

Should I be a Spring Layer?

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

  • Also known as: Face Layer, Gold Layer, Gold Leaf Layer, Layer Up, Paper Layer

    How to become a Spring Layer

    Spring Layers 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 Spring Layer-related education!
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