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Shoe Shiner Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$31,199 (USD)

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The average pay for a Shoe Shiner is $31,199 a year and $15 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Shoe Shiner is between $31,199 and $34,146. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Shoe Shiner. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Cleans and polishes footwear for customers: removes surface dirt, using brush.
  • Removes grime and old polish or wax from leather footwear, using brush or sponge dipped in cleaning fluid or soapy water.
  • Applies coating of polish by hand or using dauber, and polishes leather, using brushes and cloths.
  • Buffs buck or suede footwear with sandpaper or wire brush to clean areas or raise nap.
  • Applies liquid dressing or dry wax by hand or dauber, and brushes surface to remove excess.
  • Applies liquid dressing to fabric areas of footwear to restore appearance of cloth.
  • Coats edges of sole and heel with sole dressing, using dauber or sponge.
  • May dye or tint footwear shoe dyer.
  • May brush lint from patron's clothing, using whiskbroom.
  • May assist customers with wraps.
  • May sweep and mop floors, dust and polish furnishings, and wash windows.
Shoe Shiner Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

Job family population: 56,820

Estimated population of Shoe Shiner jobs: 2,108

Rate of error: 2.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
9 %



Shoe Shiner Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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