Tray Filler

Fill trays with cigars.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tray Fillers do?

Fills trays with cigars and loads press that compresses cigars into square shape for packing: Places cigars previously sorted for color onto packing trays, and carries trays to press. Stacks trays on bed of press and places paper between trays. Turns handwheel to lower head of press that compresses cigars.

Should I be a Tray Filler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Sagger Filler

    How to become a Tray Filler

    Most Tray Fillers 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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