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Leather Worker Salary

$28,932 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$330

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Leather Worker is $28,932 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Leather Worker is between $22,575 and $34,054. On average, a Less Than HS Degree is the highest level of education for a Leather Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Punches holes, installs rivets, and finishes edges of leather products, such as holsters, rifle cases, and belts, using handtools: marks holes in article, using template and marking pencil.
  • Punches holes for rivets, snaps, or buttons, using hand punch.
  • Fastens parts together, using rivets, stitching machine, needle and thread, or adhesive.
  • Attaches eyelets and metal decorations to article, using hammer and punch.
  • Cuts around edge of article to smooth edge, using knife.
  • Brushes stain on cut edge to match color of article.
  • Rubs finished article with damp cloth to clean leather and rubs paste wax on surface, using cloth, to produce shine.
  • May emboss designs on leather surface.
  • May be designated according to article fabricated or repaired as holster maker; rifle-case repairer.
Leather Worker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Leather Worker jobs: 87

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$33,540
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Leather Worker Job Listings for United States

Commercial Account Representative
Jul 10
us
Tandy Leather
If done well, the Commercial Division can be a significant driver of growth for Tandy Leather in ... working in a fast paced, evolving work environment and ability to provide insight for continual ...
Customer Solutions Lead
May 17
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Tandy Leather
Comfortable working in both office and warehouse environment * Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds Company Description Tandy Leather Factory, Inc., ( headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a ...
Assembler, Come work for Leatherman!
Jul 16
Portland, OR, USA
Leatherman
Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. is seeking Assemblers for our world headquarters located in Portland ... Physical Demands & Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is ...
Machine Operator Level 3
Jun 29
Portland, OR, USA
Leatherman
It's why Leatherman Tool Group is proud to support U.S. workers who, just like our founder Tim Leatherman, are dedicated to the quality craftsmanship that goes into each of our original American ...
Metal Worker
Jun 14
Sanford, NC, USA
SL Staffing Services
... leather uppers (no tennis shoes unless designated to meet OSHA safety standards) ï‚· Hearing Protection - Provided by HT ï‚· Gloves - Latex (as needed) - Provided by HT Company Description SL ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Leather Worker is $28,932 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Leather Worker is between $22,575 and $34,054. On average, a Less Than HS Degree is the highest level of education for a Leather Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Commercial Account Representative
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Comfortable working in both office and warehouse environment * Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds Company Description Tandy Leather Factory, Inc., ( headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a ...
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