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Western Saddle Maker Salary
in Virginia, United States

$31,050 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$441

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Western Saddle Maker is $31,050 a year and $15 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Western Saddle Maker is between $23,975 and $36,799. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Cuts, assembles, and joins leather parts and other materials to form saddle, following specifications, such as size of saddle, color and grain of leather, or type of saddle: cuts out parts, according to specifications.
  • Joins edges of parts to form saddle tree cover, using needle and thread or stitching machine.
  • Positions covering and cushioning materials, such as cotton batting, foam rubber, or mohair over saddle tree.
  • Joins covering to saddle tree, using cement, nails, needle and thread, or stitching machine.
  • Attaches accessories or ornamentation to saddle with rivets or needle and thread.
  • Applies paint and liquid dressing to produce glossy finish, using brush or sponge.
  • May cut and stamp lettering and decorative designs into surface of leather, leather stamper.
  • May be designated according to type of saddle made as western-saddle maker.
  • May specialize in replacement of damaged saddle parts, such as cushioned seats, canvas girths, cinches, and saddle bags, and be designated saddler.
Western Saddle Maker Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Job family population: 7,180

Estimated population of Western Saddle Maker jobs: 564

Rate of error: 7.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,995
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Western Saddle Maker Job Listings for Virginia, United States

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