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Textile Cutting Machine Operators

Operate machines that cut textiles.

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$18.46 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -11.1%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Inspect products or operations to ensure that standards are met.
  • Study blueprints or other instructions to determine equipment setup requirements.
  • Operate textile cutting or production equipment.
  • Conduct test runs of production equipment.
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