Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers: Career Information
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
Top 3 leather repair Jobs
Carpet Cleaner & Restoration Technician Sub-Contractor
- O'Shea's Carpet Cleaning
- Adelaide CBD SA 5000
This may include carpet cleaning, upholstery cleaning, leather cleaning, tile cleaning, hard floor cleaning, carpet repairs, strip & seal and more.
Motor Trimmer / Upholsterer
- Ventia Pty Limited
- Wallangarra QLD 4383
Demonstrated ability and experience to inspect and repair damage to motor vehicle trim and other fabric systems. Maintaining housekeeping of workshop areas.
Automotive & Marine Trimming Apprenticeship (Fulltime) - 1st Year
- BUSY At Work Career and Placement
- Gold Coast QLD
Removing old coverings or fittings, re-measuring, selecting pieces of fabric, vinyl or leather, cutting to size and sewing. Keen to work and learn new skills.
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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.
Shoe and leather worker Salaries
- 2014 employment: 9,700
- May 2015 median annual wage: $23,630
Job Outlook for Shoe and leather workers
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: -1,500
- Growth rate: -15 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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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.