Stem Mounter

Fasten tungsten wires to glass stem to form mount for electric light bulbs.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Stem Mounters do?

Fastens tungsten wire to glass stem to form mount for electric light bulb: Loops wire over hooks on glass stem held in revolving table and clinches hooks in place, using pliers. Cements ends to lead wires, using brush and carbon cement.

Should I be a Stem Mounter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • 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.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Stem-Lead Former, Surface Mount Technician

    How to become a Stem Mounter

    Most Stem Mounters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2865%25%29|certificate+%2835%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,65,65
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