Leather Tanning and Finishing Workers

Leather tanning and finishing workers make leather out of hides and skins by cleaning, tanning, currying, and finishing them. The leather they produce later is used to manufacture shoes, belts, luggage, gloves, saddles, and many other products.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $50,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • Technical/Shop
Skills
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Realistic
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification None

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