Lip Cutter and Scorer

Tend machines that stamp shoe size and cut or crease shoe insoles.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Lip Cutter and Scorers do?

Tends machine that stamps shoe size and cuts or creases shoe insoles: Installs specified cutting or creasing blade in machine head, using handtools. Turns knob and pushes or pulls slide in groove in machine bed to select shoe size stamp. Positions insole, grain side down, against guide on bed. Depresses pedal that lowers head, cutting or creasing insole to indicate starting and stopping points for subsequent ribbing operations, and forcing insoles against heated size stamp to imprint shoe size.

Should I be a Lip Cutter and Scorer?

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.

  • How to become a Lip Cutter and Scorer

    Lip Cutter and Scorers 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 Lip Cutter and Scorer-related education!
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