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Leather Cutter Salary

$28,207 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$333

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Leather Cutter is $28,207 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Leather Cutter is between $22,067 and $33,115. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Lays out, marks, and cuts leather or skins into parts for articles, such as holsters, belts, gun cases, garments and garment trim, surgical appliances, and paint roller covers, using leather knife or shears: lays leather or skins on cutting table and positions pattern pieces on leather or skins to determine number of cuts.
  • Marks outline of pattern on leather or skins, using pencil.
  • Cuts around outline, using leather knife or shears.
  • Turns screws on strap knife to adjust width of cut when cutting leather for rifle slings and gun case handles.
  • Lays leather side on table, positions dies on leather to obtain maximum number of cuts from side, and strikes die with mallet to cut out part.
  • May stack and tie cut pieces together.
  • May cut parts with guillotine cutter.
  • May punch holes in parts, using kick press.
Leather Cutter Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Job family population: 12,230

Estimated population of Leather Cutter jobs: 71

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,700
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Leather Cutter Job Listings for United States

Fabric Cutters
May 20
Hickory, NC, USA
Express Employment Professionals
An ideal candidate would have a minimum of 2 years of experience in cutting upholstery, leather, cloth, etc. Must have knowledge with COM. This is a light industrial position that offers many ...
Concrete Sawing and Core Drilling Operator
May 3
Nashville, TN, USA
ABC Concrete Cutting
... toe leather work boots - Solid experience with concrete sawing, cutting and/or removal - Proficiency in any or all of the following diamond or demolition tools: wall saw, core drill, flat saw ...
Concrete Sawing and Core Drilling Operator
May 3
Pompano Beach, FL, USA
ABC Concrete Cutting
... leather work boots Company Description Full Service Concrete Cutting and Demolition Company
Production Assistant
Jul 11
Melville, NY, USA
Graphic Image, Inc
... cutting * Bi-monthly review of open PO's on the factory floor. Research leather cuts and delete old PO's * Assist with tracking leather, and update charts for Associate Production Manager * Input ...
Outside Furniture Technician - Woodworking
Jun 13
Fishers, IN, USA
Kittle's Furniture
... leather, mechanisms, and/or upholstry. * You thrive in a quality & organized environment. You have attention to detail, and you desire to be part of a cutting-edge tech team * You are adaptable to ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Leather Cutter is $28,207 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Leather Cutter is between $22,067 and $33,115. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Leather Cutter Job Listings for United States

Fabric Cutters
May 20
Hickory, NC, USA
Express Employment Professionals
An ideal candidate would have a minimum of 2 years of experience in cutting upholstery, leather, cloth, etc. Must have knowledge with COM. This is a light industrial position that offers many ...
Concrete Sawing and Core Drilling Operator
May 3
Nashville, TN, USA
ABC Concrete Cutting
... toe leather work boots - Solid experience with concrete sawing, cutting and/or removal - Proficiency in any or all of the following diamond or demolition tools: wall saw, core drill, flat saw ...
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