Edge Stripper

Glue strips of printed paper trim onto box edges.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Edge Strippers do?

Glues strips of printed paper trim onto box edges: Lays paper edging strips on table, printed side down, and brushes on paste or glue. Aligns strip on edge of box so that edge bisects strip, smooths strip down on either side of edge, folds strip at corners, and continues applying strip until all edges of box and lid are trimmed.


Should I be an Edge Stripper?

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

  • How to become an Edge Stripper

    Edge Strippers 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 Edge Stripper-related education!
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