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Cutting Machine Operator Salary
in United Kingdom

£20,884 (GBP)

Average Salary

£10/hr

Average Hourly

£286

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 19, 2020

The average pay for a Cutting Machine Operator is £20,884 a year and £10 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Cutting Machine Operator is between £17,076 and £24,623. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Cutting Machine Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tends machine equipped with electric knife or rotary shear that cuts cloth into specified lengths and folds lengths for use in making bags: places roll of cloth on brackets of machine and threads cloth between feed rollers or sews cloth to leader in machine, using portable sewing machine.
  • Cuts cloth, using either of following methods: (1) moves slotted bar specified distance from folding bar to obtain length of cut and tightens setscrew to secure bar.
  • Starts machine that moves cloth over slotted bar.
  • Pushes electric knife along slot to cut cloth into lengths. (2) changes gears of machine, using wrenches, or turns dial to set feeding speed of machine that controls length of cut.
  • Starts machine that automatically cuts cloth into lengths, folds lengths, and deposits folded cloth on catch-bar of machine.
  • Periodically removes folded cloth accumulated on catch-bar and stacks cloth on handtruck.
  • Measures cloth lengths, using rule.
  • Records yardage cut.
  • May be designated according to type of bag cut as cotton-bag-cutting-machine operator; jute-bag-cutting-machine operator; waterproof-bag-cutting-machine operator.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£24,210
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cutting Machine Operator is £20,884 a year and £10 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Cutting Machine Operator is between £17,076 and £24,623. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Cutting Machine Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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