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Leather Tanning and Finishing Workers

Overview

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.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Decline
Personality Traits

Hands On

Realistic

Technical

Career Ladder
Plant Manager

Grader, or Inspector, or Supervisor

Leather Tanning and Finishing Worker

Laborer

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