Cutters and Trimmers, Hand (51-9031)

Occupation 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.

For an explanation of the data, click on the question mark next to the heading.

Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 15,80013,000 -17.50 310310

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 13.879.1910.37 12.8916.2520.17

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
368 22.259.4 50.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation6
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation8
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 40
Number of job position postings 975
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training