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Shoe Repairer

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Shoe repairers mend shoes and bags. Some also cut keys, replace watch straps and watch batteries and engrave items such as nameplates and pet tags.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The starting salary is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW).

As of 1 April 2019 the National Minimum Wage is £4.35 an hour for workers aged 16 to 17, £6.15 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 and £7.70 an hour for workers aged 21 to 24. The National Living Wage is £8.21 for workers aged 25 and over. This can rise to over £7.00 an hour with experience.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
91
5.5 %
RISE
2024
96
  United Kingdom
2019
4750
0.8 %
RISE
2024
4786

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

Training

Training is on the job.

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Society of Master Shoe Repairers
Tel: 0113 200 3948
E-mail: info@somsr.com
Website: https://www.somsr.com/
Twitter: @SOMSR_UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SOMSRUK/

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