Bag Repairer

Repair defective paper bags and tubes by sewing, gluing and sleeving.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Bag Repairers do?

Repairs defective paper bags and tubes by sewing, gluing, valving, and sleeving: Inspects and sorts bags according to type of repair needed to remedy defect. Removes and replaces defective sleeves, repastes seams with handbrush, or resews seams with sewing machine. Sets aside repaired articles and discards bags and tubes that cannot be repaired.


Should I be a Bag Repairer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Box Repairer I, Case Repairer, Color Repairer, Dull Shoe Repairer, Leather Repairer, Rifle-Case Repairer See More

    How to become a Bag Repairer

    Bag Repairers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Bag Repairer-related education!
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