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Hand Cutters and Trimmers

Use hand tools to cut and trim items like carpet, fabric, stone, glass, or rubber.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$15.57 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -1.6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Adjust fabrics or other materials during garment production.
  • Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing.
  • Draw guide lines or markings on materials or workpieces using patterns or other references.
  • Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Fabric Cutter
Glass Cutter

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