Information About Shoe And Leather Workers And Repairers

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Training

Shoe and leather workers and repairers need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Shoe and leather workers and repairers
Training for Shoe And Leather Workers And Repairers
Percent
Less than High School 29.6
High School 42.2
Some College 13.8
Associates Degree 5.1
Bachelors Degree 7.5
Masters Degree 1.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment

Represents about 9,000 people in the United States- 12.3% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 less shoe and leather workers and repairers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 1,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, shoe and leather workers and repairers make $12.35 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Shoe and leather workers and repairers $8.19 $9.12 $11.20 $14.60 $18.00
Production occupations $8.95 $10.90 $14.70 $20.00 $26.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, shoe and leather workers and repairers make $25,680 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Shoe and leather workers and repairers $17,030 $18,970 $23,430 $30,450 $37,630
Production occupations $18,620 $22,860 $30,670 $41,740 $55,910
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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