Transferrer

Print minute and second tracks, and company name onto timepiece dials.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Transferrers do?

Prints numerals, minute and second tracks, and company name onto timepiece dials, using printing equipment: Positions holding fixture and gelatinous head in printer. Places engraved metal plate in holding fixture and spreads ink over plate. Removes excess ink, using spatula. Lowers gelatinous head of transfer printer onto plate to transfer design from plate to head. Moves watch dial into position and lowers gelatinous head to print design on dial. Applies lacquer to specific parts of dial to protect them during brushing operations.


Should I be a Transferrer?

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.

  • How to become a Transferrer

    Transferrers 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 Transferrer-related education!
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