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Shoe Repairers and Shoemakers  (NOC 7343)
Newfoundland and Labrador
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Shoe repairers repair footwear and shoemakers make specialized and custom shoes and boots. They are employed in shoe repair shops or custom shoemaking establishments, or they may be self-employed.

bootmaker, custom shoemaker, orthopedic shoemaker, shoe repairer, shoemaker.

Shoemakers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Discuss type of footwear to be made and obtain measurements from customer
  • Select patterns and leather or other material and outline and cut patterns
  • Select or assemble lasts, fasten insoles to lasts and sew or glue other parts into place
  • Trim, dress and otherwise finish boots or shoes
  • Estimate custom footwear costs and receive payment from customers
  • May supervise other shoemakers and shoe repairers.
Shoe repairers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Repair soles, heels and other parts of footwear using sewing, buffing and other shoe repair machines, materials and equipment
  • Repair belts, luggage, purses and similar products
  • Estimate footwear repair costs and take payment.
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Outlook & Prospects for Shoe Repairers and Shoemakers in Newfoundland and Labrador

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Shoe Repairers and Shoemakers in Newfoundland and Labrador as well as in the rest of the Newfoundland and Labrador.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Newfoundland and Labrador Undetermined 2014-06-25

Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in Newfoundland and Labrador with few and infrequent job opportunities.

According to the Labour Force Survey, less than 500 people worked in this occupation in 2013 in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Local Labour Market News

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