Sporting Goods Production Workers

Sporting goods production workers are involved in manufacturing, assembling, and finishing sporting goods equipment such as golf clubs, fishing tackle, basketballs, footballs, skis, and baseball equipment. Their tasks range from operating machines to fine handcrafting of equipment.

Quick Facts
Duties Manufacture, assemble, and finish sporting goods equipment such as golf clubs, footballs, and skis
Alternate Title(s) Ball Assemblers, Baseball Glove Shapers, Fishing-Reel Assemblers, Fishing-Rod Assemblers, Fishing-Rod Markers, Golf-Club Assemblers, Golf-Club Head Formers, Golf-Club Head Inspectors, Golf-Club Weighters, Grip Wrappers, Guide Winders, Hand Baseball Sewers, Lining Inserters, Lining Reversers
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $50,000
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Technical/Shop
Experience On-the-job training
  • Interpersonal
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Hands On
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification None
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Product Inspector or Supervisor
  • Experienced Sporting Goods Production Worker
  • Entry-Level Sporting Goods Production Worker

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