Rag Sorter and Cutter

Scan rags for hardware and hold rags against rotating blade for cutting.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Rag Sorter and Cutters do?

Scans rags for hardware, such as buttons and snaps, and holds rags against rotating blade that cuts hardware from rags and cuts rags into specified sizes. Sorts rags into bins according to color and fabric.


Should I be a Rag Sorter and Cutter?

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

  • Also known as: Pin Sorter and Bagger, Rag Sorter, Recyclable Products Sorter, Sack Sorter, Slitter-and-Rewinder, Toy Sorter

    How to become a Rag Sorter and Cutter

    Most Rag Sorter and Cutters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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