Bottom Filler

Fill insole depressions with compound to provide cushion for ball of foot.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Bottom Fillers do?

Fills insole depression with compound to provide cushion for ball of foot and even surface for attachment of outsole: Spreads heated compound on insole, using spatula. Positions shoe on machine and depresses pedal to lower heated plate that presses and smooths compound. May press and smooth compound by hand, using spatula. May fill heated reservoir with compound.

Should I be a Bottom Filler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Boat Bottomer, Bottom Scrubber, Insole-Bottom Filler

    How to become a Bottom Filler

    Bottom Fillers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Bottom Filler-related education!
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