Mat Repairer

Repair molded rubber automobile floor mats.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$21,000 – $62,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Mat Repairers do?

Repairs molded rubber automobile floor mats: Cuts out defects, such as holes, snags, and tears, in mat with knife. Smooths defective area of mat with emery cloth to prepare surface for rubber patch. Cuts uncured rubber patch to size with knife. Cements rubber patch to defective area and trims off excess rubber. Positions mat in vulcanizer to cure patch for specified time. Cuts felt padding to size with shears and cements it to back of mat on repaired area.


Should I be a Mat 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.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Repairer, Handtools, Repairman, Tennis-Racket Repairer

    How to become a Mat Repairer

    Mat 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 Mat Repairer-related education!
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