Heel liner in shoe finishing - Salary and Career
Shoe finishing workers

Heel liner in shoe finishing - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They put on soles, fix heels and insole shoes, clean and shine shoes. They review the numbering, tonality, seams and gluing of shoes, recording occurrences of flaws and defects. They prepare footwear for expedition.

How much does an Heel liner in shoe finishing earn

A Heel liner in shoe finishing earns between $1.165 and $2.424 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.452 and a median salary of $1.382 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 15.269 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Heel liner in shoe finishing

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.452 17.421 363 7
1º Quartile 1.165 13.980 291 5
Median Salary 1.382 16.581 345 6
3º Quartile 1.849 22.187 462 8
Higher Salary 2.424 29.092 606 11

Professional job categories

  • Workers in the production of industrial goods and services
    • workers in the textile, tanning, clothing and graphic arts industries
      • shoemaking workers
        • shoe finishing workers

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Main workplaces

Shoe finishing workers they work in the finishing stage of the footwear manufacturing industries. They are formal employees, registered in the portfolio, organized individually in their work stations or, in a team in the finishing sector, under constant supervision. They work indoors by rotating shifts, usually in large companies. In small and medium-sized companies, daytime working hours predominate. They can remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods and are subject to inhalation of toxic materials.

What does it take to work in the field of Shoe finishing workers

For access to these occupations, complete elementary education is required. Generally, professionals learn their trades on the job helping more experienced holders. The full performance of the profession occurs with less than a year of work.

Functions and activities of Heel liner in shoe finishing

Shoe finishing workers must:

  • fixing heels;
  • prepare shoes for shipping;
  • placing soles;
  • clean shoes;
  • lustrar shoes;
  • attach heels;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • shoe polishing;
  • shoe polish;
  • review shoes;
  • check shoes;
  • put on soles;
  • put soles;
  • fix heels;
  • prepare shoes for shipment;
  • polish shoes;
  • put on soles;
  • putting soles;
  • insole shoes;
  • attaching soles;
  • insoles shoes;

  • Activities

    • drying glue through thermal shock;
    • check the number of individual boxes and shoes;
    • attach ferrules to heels;
    • put laces in shoes;
    • paste sponges in insoles;
    • apply protection to leathers for planching;
    • show responsibility;
    • select solvents;
    • assemble collective boxes;
    • work as a team;
    • remove impurities with a brush;
    • select paints;
    • reinforce fixings with screws;
    • order soles according to specifications;
    • applying glue to insoles;
    • label insoles;
    • polishing fache heels;
    • moulding uppers and soles through thermal shock;
    • eliminate thread ends;
    • put individual boxes in collective boxes;
    • fix references in collective boxes;
    • place shoes in individual boxes;
    • arm individual boxes and lids;
    • sanding facheted heels;
    • put dividers and linings in individual boxes;
    • paint sides of insoles;
    • act with attention and concentration;
    • check shoe height;
    • select shoelaces according to color and size;
    • seek self-development;
    • demonstrate hand skill;
    • shoe brush;
    • demonstrate agility;
    • inspect the presence of nail tips or staples;
    • paint facheted heels;
    • fixing insoles to shoes;
    • unmoulding shoes;
    • demonstrate decision security;
    • trim sole burrs;
    • demonstrate self-organization;
    • arrange individual boxes according to label specifications;
    • attaching uppers and soles;
    • act creatively;
    • demonstrate trustworthiness;
    • enable glue on uppers and soles;
    • attach security seals to collective boxes;
    • select screws;
    • apply solvents;
    • kiln dry shoes;
    • apply glue to heels;
    • eliminate footwear wrinkles through planing;
    • retouch imperfections with paint application;
    • check seams;
    • record occurrences of faults and defects;
    • check pairs of shoes with production sheets;
    • demonstrate visual acuity ability;
    • attaching heels to shoes according to models;
    • check accessories according to models;
    • check the number of shoes;
    • applying glue to uppers and soles;
    • select brushes;
    • apply solvent;
    • check the specifications of labels and shoes;
    • demonstrate communicability;
    • remove excess glue;
    • check the shade of shoes;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • applying creams or polishing liquids;
    • sanding soles;
    • firm shoes with bushings and/or baguettes;
    • select insoles;
    • select individual boxes and lids;
    • check shoe gluing;

    Sectors that hire Heel liner in shoe finishing the most in the job market

    • manufacture of leather footwear
    • manufacture of footwear from synthetic material
    • leather shoe finishing under contract
    • manufacture of material footwear
    • manufacture of parts for shoes, of any material
    • manufacture of shoes of any material
    • manufacture of travel goods, bags and similar materials of any material
    • shoe retailer
    • leather artifact manufacturing
    • rubber artifact manufacturing

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