Potters, Manufacturing

General Information

Description

Operate production machines such as pug mill, jigger machine, or potter's wheel to process clay in manufacture of ceramic, pottery and stoneware products.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit76.46%
  2. Self-employed19.25%
  3. Private, not for profit1.67%
  4. State and local government0.64%
  5. Federal government0.25%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$35,440

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$44,430
$28,660
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 30%
  • Some college 30%
  • Bachelor's degree 17%
  • Less than high school 16%
  • Post baccalaureate 4%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Fine Arts
  • Production and Processing
  • Administration and Management
  • Chemistry
  • Design

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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