Whizzer

Tend machines that spin felt hat bodies to remove excess water.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Whizzers do?

Tends machine that spins felt hat bodies to remove excess water: Pulls bodies over hat-shaped holder of machine or places bodies in basket. Presses button or depresses pedal to start holder or basket spinning, removing excess water from bodies. Releases pedal to stop machine and feels hat bodies to ascertain dryness. May soak hat bodies in waterproofing solution.


Should I be a Whizzer?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Whizzer

    Whizzers 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 Whizzer-related education!
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