Wire Basket Maker

Bend rolled wire-meshings into specified shapes and sizes.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Wire Basket Makers do?

Bends rolled wire-meshing into specified shapes and sizes, using pliers and crimping tool to form such items as fry baskets and waste baskets. May shape wire, using bending jig.


Should I be a Wire Basket Maker?

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: Basket Maker, Market-Basket Maker II

    How to become a Wire Basket Maker

    Wire Basket Makers 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 Wire Basket Maker-related education!
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