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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$18,750|
|25th Percentile Wage||$20,850|
|50th Percentile Wage||$25,610|
|75th Percentile Wage||$31,680|
|90th Percentile Wage||$38,680|
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 $38,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $25,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,750. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 106% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of shoe and leather workers and repairers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of shoe and leather workers and repairers in 6 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 wholesale trade sector with an annual salary $29,300. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $18,970).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
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 $17,930 to $33,460. The highest paying state for shoe and leather workers and repairers is Washington with a median annual salary of $33,460. The lowest paying state is Georgia with a median annual salary of $17,930. 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 Hampshire|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|New York|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |