Tip Bander

Tend machines that apply decorative band of paint to metal tips of pencils.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tip Banders do?

Tends machine that applies decorative or identifying band of paint to metal tips of pencils: Dumps tips into machine hopper and pours paint into reservoir of machine. Starts machine that feeds tips against paint roller. Turns valve to regulate stream of air that blows tip from conveyor into tray. Places tray in storage rack.

Should I be a Tip Bander?

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: Bonderizer, Browner, Gold Bander, Striper, Tinner

    How to become a Tip Bander

    Most Tip Banders 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:9laaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%2816%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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