Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Top 3 leather repair Jobs

  • Furniture Repair Technician - Montgomery's - Sioux Falls, SD

    Assess damages and choose the appropriate method of repair for case goods, leather , fabric, and upholstery. * Perform various furniture service duties to include the repair and refurbishment of all ...

  • Furniture Repair Technician - Ardmore Home Design Inc. - Hacienda Heights, CA

    Woodworking, upholstery and leather repair , faux finishing, paint color matching, custom framing, coatings and finishes on various surfaces, furniture construction methods. * Ability to repair wood ...

  • Leather, Handbag and Shoe Technician for Cleaning and Repairs - Margaret's Cleaners - San Diego, CA

    Established San Diego based company is seeking a technician in their Leather , Handbag and Shoe department for Cleaning and Repairs . Cobbler experience is preferred. We've been a family-owned and run ...

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What Shoe and leather workers Do

Construct, decorate, or repair leather and leather-like products, such as luggage, shoes, and saddles. May use hand tools.


Shoe and leather worker Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 8,700
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $31,450

Job Outlook for Shoe and leather workers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -1,200
  • Growth rate: -14 percent (Decline)

How to Become a Shoe and leather worker

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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