Rearrange containers of fruit stacked in tiers in ripening room.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Turners do?

Rearranges containers of fruit stacked in tiers in ripening room to expose all fruit equally to room temperature during ripening period. May truck fruit in and out of ripening room.

Should I be a Turner?

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: Boot Turner, Collar Turner, Cuff Turner, Hose Turner, Necktie Turner, Negative-Turner Apprentice, Returner, Lasts See More

    How to become a Turner

    Most Turners 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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