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Leather Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$29,967 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$342

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Leather Worker is $29,967 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Leather Worker is between $24,959 and $35,273. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Chicago, 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:
$34,740
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Leather Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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 ...
Senior Account Executive
May 20
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Randa Accessories
Works closely with Merchandising and Design on determining trends and working on design direction ... small leather goods, luggage, backpacks, business cases, slippers, jewelry, and gifts. From our ...
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 ...
Business Analyst
May 17
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Randa Accessories
Experience and comfort working in a high-growth organization and enthusiasm for a fast-paced ... small leather goods, luggage, backpacks, business cases, slippers, jewelry, and gifts. From our ...
Part Time Service Advisor (Automotive)
Mar 31
South Elgin, IL, USA
MJ PS, Inc.
... are some of the reasons working for Honest-1 might be right for you: * Training programs ... The Honest-1 brand offers a unique customer experience with an upscale lobby that features leather ...
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