Waste Paper Hammermill Operator

Feed waste paper into machines that cut paper into small pieces.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Waste Paper Hammermill Operators do?

Feeds waste paper into machine that cuts paper into small pieces for use as building insulation. Fills sack with cut paper.

Should I be a Waste Paper Hammermill Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • How to Become a
    Waste Paper Hammermill Operator

    Most Waste Paper Hammermill Operators 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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