Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

1.2/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $15.21 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 88% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Manual Dexterity
very important
quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Cutters and Trimmers, Hand' job openings is expected to decline by -29.7% by 2030
'Cutters and Trimmers, Hand' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Cutters and Trimmers, Hand' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Cutters and Trimmers, Hand' was $31,630, or $15.21 hourly
'Cutters and Trimmers, Hand' are paid 24.6% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 7,980 people employed as Cutters and Trimmers, Hand.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Use hand tools or hand-held power tools to cut and trim a variety of manufactured items, such as carpet, fabric, stone, glass, or rubber.

SOC Code: 51-9031.00

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