Weigh and adjust weight of shuttlecocks.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Weighers do?

Weighs and adjusts weight of shuttlecocks: Places shuttlecock on balance scale and reads weight on meter. Positions lead disks on center of cork base of shuttlecock with tweezers until specified weight is indicated by meter. Presses lead disks into drilled cork with hand punch.

Should I be a Weigher?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Batch Weigher, Cotton Weigher, Pigment Weigher, Weigher, Packing

    How to become a Weigher

    Most Weighers 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:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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