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.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 14,70013,200 -10.1500 1,1001,450

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 14.609.7711.03 13.5617.1421.16

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
111 9.172.7 54.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation20
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation8
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 42
Number of job position postings 1,375
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