Tire Mounter

Assemble hard rubber tires and wheel rims for articles.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Tire Mounters do?

Assembles hard rubber tires and wheel rims for articles, such as lawn mowers and baby carriages: Places rubber tire into jaws of spreading device and depresses pedal to close jaws and stretch tire. Positions wheel rim on spindle mandrel at center of tire. Pushes button to open jaws that release tire onto rim and removes wheel from spreading device.


Should I be a Tire Mounter?

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

  • Also known as: Mounter, Trombones, Trim Mounter

    How to become a Tire Mounter

    Tire Mounters 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 Tire Mounter-related education!
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