Raker

Comb rugs to pull out short yarns, uncut loops, and pull up yarn ends.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Rakers do?

Combs rugs to pull out short yarns, uncut loops, and pull up yarn ends, using scratching tool. Pushes tool back and forth across surface of rug and clips uncut loops and long yarn ends, using scissors.


Should I be a Raker?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Raker

    Most Rakers 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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