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Shoemaker Custom Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,207 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$635

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Shoemaker Custom is $40,207 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Shoemaker Custom is between $30,432 and $48,307. 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:
  • Makes boots and shoes, using hand and machine tools: makes patterns, using form of foot and pattern paper, and outlines patterns on leather.
  • Cuts out parts with shears and knife, and sews them together on machine to form uppers.
  • Marks eyelets, punches them out, and inserts metal rings and clinches them on machine.
  • Assembles last and attaches it to stand.
  • Tacks insole on last and draws upper over last, tacking it in place.
  • Trims upper with knife and sews on welt.
  • Attaches outer sole to lasted upper by sewing it on or by roughening surface of sole with rasp and wire brush, coating it with cement and hammering it.
  • Tacks on rand, leather lifts to build heel base, and heel.
  • Trims and buffs edges of sole and heel, using knife and buffing wheel.
  • Brushes dressing dye on shoe and polishes it by holding it against rotating brush.
  • May roughen outsole and cement rubber or fiber sole to it.
  • May design and make women's fashion or custom shoes of materials, such as leather, fabric, and straw and be designated custom-shoe designer and maker.
Shoemaker Custom Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Job family population: 7,180

Estimated population of Shoemaker Custom jobs: 640

Rate of error: 7.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,611
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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...

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