Most mixers list "raw materials," "safety procedures," and "production schedules" as skills on their resumes. We go into more details on the most important mixer responsibilities here:
Those mixers who do attend college, typically earn either a business degree or a general studies degree. Less commonly earned degrees for mixers include a criminal justice degree or a culinary arts degree.
Once you're ready to become a mixer, you should explore the companies that typically hire mixers. According to mixer resumes that we searched through, mixers are hired the most by Aerotek, Litehouse, and Benjamin & Co. Currently, Aerotek has 3 mixer job openings, while there are 3 at Litehouse and 2 at Benjamin & Co.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, mixers tend to earn the biggest salaries at Lockheed Martin, Ukrop's Homestyle Foods, and Braum's. Take Lockheed Martin for example. The median mixer salary is $39,568. At Ukrop's Homestyle Foods, mixers earn an average of $34,683, while the average at Braum's is $34,284. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
Some other companies you might be interested in as a mixer include Alpha Media, Griffith Laboratories, and Kellogg's. These three companies were found to hire the most mixers from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.
In general, mixers fulfill roles in the manufacturing and retail industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the mixer annual salary is the highest in the manufacturing industry with $32,730 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the retail and hospitality industries pay $32,193 and $31,823 respectively. This means that mixers who are employed in the manufacturing industry make 6.6% more than mixers who work in the automotive Industry.