The salary statistics of shoe and leather workers and repairers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of shoe and leather workers and repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The shoe and leather workers and repairers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for shoe and leather workers and repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) shoe and leather workers and repairers is $37,350. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $23,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,000. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 107% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of shoe and leather workers and repairers from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of shoe and leather workers and repairers in 4 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for shoe and leather workers and repairers occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $24,350. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $23,280).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Retail Trade|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
From the above tables we note that not only shoe and leather workers and repairers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of shoe and leather workers and repairers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,490 to $31,440. The highest paying state for shoe and leather workers and repairers is Illinois with a median annual salary of $31,440. The lowest paying state is Kentucky with a median annual salary of $18,490. For more salary information of shoe and leather workers and repairers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |