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Leather Worker Salary
in Illinois, United States

$29,318 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$334

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Leather Worker is $29,318 a year and $14 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Leather Worker is between $22,876 and $34,508. 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 Illinois, 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 Illinois, 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:
$33,987
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Leather Worker Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Territory Sales Representative, Midwest
Jun 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Leatherman
Territory Sales Representative, Midwest Leatherman Territory: Midwest (IA, IL, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND ... Physical Demands, Working Conditions/Physical Hazards: Position is field based with up to 75 ...
Senior Designer
May 30
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Randa Accessories
Minimum 5 years working with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) * Technical knowledge as it relates to raw materials, leather techniques and manufacturing * Creative ...
TERRITORY MANAGER/OUTSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE - B2B Industrial Sales
Jul 16
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
Simmons Knife & Saw
We proudly serve the foam, wood, pallet, leather, packaging, metal fabrication and food processing ... Our working environment is both challenging and rewarding. Simmons' culture encourages a spirit of ...
Social Services Director
Jun 28
Rockford, IL, USA
Capital Realty Group
... Leather, Organizing Meal options and more. * Candidate will have a part time assistant. * Leadership Skills needed. * Detailed and Organized a must. * Must be able and appreciate working in a team
Automotive Technician/Mechanic
May 19
South Elgin, IL, USA
MJ PS, Inc.
Here are some of the reasons working for Honest-1 might be right for you: • Technician training ... The Honest-1 brand offers a unique customer experience with an upscale lobby that features leather ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Leather Worker is $29,318 a year and $14 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Leather Worker is between $22,876 and $34,508. 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 Illinois, United States.

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Leather Worker Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Territory Sales Representative, Midwest
Jun 29
Chicago, IL, USA
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Territory Sales Representative, Midwest Leatherman Territory: Midwest (IA, IL, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND ... Physical Demands, Working Conditions/Physical Hazards: Position is field based with up to 75 ...
Senior Designer
May 30
Des Plaines, IL, USA
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Minimum 5 years working with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) * Technical knowledge as it relates to raw materials, leather techniques and manufacturing * Creative ...
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