Apply chalk to perforated stencils to mark garment parts.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Stencilers do?

Applies chalk, fluorescent powder, or fluorescent solution to perforated stencil to mark garment part for cutting or for subsequent sewing operations, such as making darts, attaching pockets, or embroidering.

Should I be a Stenciler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Outside the Box Thinker: Your creative brainpower gets a workout as you come up with innovative ideas.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.

  • Also known as: Carton Stenciler, Drum Stenciler, Sack Stenciler

    How to become a Stenciler

    Most Stencilers 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:9bbaaa&chl=no+college+%2894%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,94,94
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