Salary for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Also known as:  Cobbler, Leather Lacer, Leather Worker, Luggage Repairer, Saddle and Harness Maker, Saddle Maker, Shoe Maker, Shoemaker


Shoe and leather workers and repairers tend, operate and inspect leather repairs. This can include luggage, shoes, clothing garments, saddles, and other similar products. To be considered for this position, completion of a high school diploma or GED is almost always necessary. Up to one year of formal on-site job training is normally required after being hired for this job.

A Shoe or Leather Worker or Repairer can get a salary on a scale from 16000 - 24000 depending on education and experience. Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers can receive a pay level of Twenty Four Thousand Seven Hundred dollars yearly.

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers receive the highest pay in Wisconsin, where they get average job salaries of close to $33170. People holding this job title can obtain the highest compensation in Manufacturing, where they receive average pay levels of $25330.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 22.71 percent nationwide in that time.
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers tend to make the most in the following industries
Other Services (except Public Administration) $25,330
Manufacturing $24,660
Retail Trade $23,710
Wholesale Trade $22,330
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Wholesale Trade $22,330
Retail Trade $23,710
Manufacturing $24,660
Other Services (except Public Administration) $25,330
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