Wrapper-Hands Sprayer

Moisten hands of tobacco wrapper leaves with water.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wrapper-Hands Sprayers do?

Moistens hands of tobacco wrapper leaves with water, using spraygun, to make leaves pliable for processing. Feels leaves to determine whether moisture content is within prescribed limits. Weighs specific amounts of leaves and places leaves in containers for untier. Records amounts of wrapper and binder leaves used in making cigars.

Should I be a Wrapper-Hands Sprayer?

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

  • Also known as: Tobacco Sprayer, Wrapper Stripper, Hand

    How to become a Wrapper-Hands Sprayer

    Most Wrapper-Hands Sprayers 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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