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Tobacco Products Industry Workers


Tobacco products industry workers manufacture cigars, cigarettes, chewing tobacco, smoking tobacco, and snuff from leaf tobacco. They dry, cure, age, cut, roll, form, and package tobacco in products used by millions of people in the United States and in other countries around the world. Approximately 13,310 people are employed in the tobacco manufacturing industry. 

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma




Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits


Hands On


Career Ladder
Tobacco Buyer or Tobacco Grader

Supervisor or Manager

Experienced Tobacco Products Industry Worker

Entry-Level Tobacco Products Industry Worker

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