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Shoe Machine Operators

Operate a variety of machines that produce shoes.

Quick Facts


National Data
$18.39 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  -21.6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Conduct test runs of production equipment.
  • Clean production equipment.
  • Load materials into production equipment.
  • Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Boot and Shoe Repairman
Shoe Stitcher
Vulcanizing Machine Operator

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