Wool Puller

Remove wool from sheep pelts and sort wool into bins.
picture of Wool Puller

Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wool Pullers do?

Removes wool from sheep pelts and sorts wool into bins: Holds pelt against angled table and pulls wool from pelt. Examines and grades wool according to color, texture, and length. Places wool in designated containers. Scrapes remaining wool from pelt, using scraping stick. Cuts off brand marks and wool around head and feet with shears. Places stripped pelts on racks or truck. May grade pelts before pulling.

Should I be a Wool Puller?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Lumber Puller

    How to become a Wool Puller

    Most Wool Pullers 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:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
    Schools close to

    You May Also Like

    Careers Similar to Wool Puller