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Paper Cutter Hand Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,102 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paper Cutter Hand is $35,102 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Paper Cutter Hand is between $26,890 and $41,853. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Tends power shear that cuts sheets of material, such as paper, pressboard, foil, cardboard, cork, or plastic material to specified dimension for items, such as cartons, wrappers, labels, business forms, or gaskets: adjusts guides on machine to regulate width of cut according to work order, following calibrated scale on machine bed or using ruler.
  • Positions and aligns sheets against guides and presses lever to clamp sheets to bed of machine prior to cutting.
  • Presses button (s) or moves lever controls to force shear blade through sheets.
  • Adjusts guides and repositions material to trim or square edges to specifications.
  • May change shear blade, using handtools.
  • May be designated according to type of material cut as cardboard cutter; cutter, plastic sheets; paper cutter.
  • May cut material manually, using hand-powered shear, and be designated paper cutter, hand.
Paper Cutter Hand Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 60,460

Estimated population of Paper Cutter Hand jobs: 518

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Paper Cutter Hand Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Outside Sales Representative, Chicago 0519
May 11
Chicago, IL, USA
F&M Mafco, Inc.
... paper mills, coal preparation plants, steel mills, petrochemical plants, sewage treatment plants ... S. brands, and can supply cutting, hand and power tools, abrasives, safety equipment, rigging ...
Wood Carver
Feb 28
Chicago, IL, USA
Hand Carver - Wood carver, hand Carves ornamental designs into wooden furniture parts, using ... paper with stylus. Clamps furniture part in vise and roughs out design freehand or by cutting along ...
Journeyman Millwright
Mar 15
Alsip, IL, USA
Alsip Mini Mill
... paper mill preferred) * Thorough understanding of and compliance with codes and OSHA regulations ... Cutting Principles & Practices * Use of Portable Tools & Hand Tools * Selecting and Using ...
Warehouse Associate/Material Handler
May 14
Crystal Lake, IL, USA
The Material Handler also tracks on-hand inventory of materials in order to ensure we are able to ... cutting, fabricating, and flexographic printing of pouches, lids and roll stock produced in a ...
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