Hand Cutter II

Cut narrow materials, such as buckrams, elastics, laces, or ribbons.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hand Cutter IIs do?

Cuts narrow material, such as buckram, elastic, labels, lace, or ribbon to specified length with scissors or knife, using either of following methods: Unrolls material from spool or bolt along calibrated scale on cutting table or measures material with ruler and cuts material into lengths, using scissors. Winds strand of material around reel or pegs on cutting table and cuts material at specified points, using scissors or knife. May tie lengths of material into bundles. May be designated according to type of material or article cut as Band Cutter; Elastic Cutter, Hand; Lacing Cutter; Venetian-Blind-Tape Cutter.

Should I be a Hand Cutter II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Cutter, Hand II

    How to become a Hand Cutter II

    Most Hand Cutter IIs have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9maaaa&chl=no+college+%2862%25%29|certificate+%2838%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,62,62
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