Cutters and Trimmers (Hand)

Top 3 Cutter and Trimmer Jobs

  • Chicken Cutter - Shamrock Foods Company - Commerce City, CO

    Cutting , trimming , and boning carcass sections of chicken to reduce to cooking cuts such as breasts, whole birds, stew cubes, and grinding meatPerforming cuts using various tools including a poultry ...

  • Meat Cutter Apprentice Full Time - Nino Salvaggio International Marketplace - Troy, MI

    Train and work toward mastery of cutting , trimming , boning, grinding and properly preparing meats, such as beef, pork, poultry, and fish. * Prepare and place meat cuts and products in display counter

  • Retail Grocery Meat Cutter - LaGree's Food Stores - Pueblo, CO

    As a Meat Cutter , some of your job duties will include cutting , trimming , chopping and grinding meat products following best in class procedures. You will tray product and wrap product to display it ...

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What Cutters and trimmers Do

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.

Cutter and trimmer Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 8,100
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $30,230

Job Outlook for Cutters and trimmers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -2,400
  • Growth rate: -30 percent (Decline)

How to Become a Cutter or trimmer

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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