Button and Buckle Maker

Cover buttons and buckles with fabric, leather, or other material.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Button and Buckle Makers do?

Covers buttons and buckles with fabric, leather, or other material, using pedal-operated press: Cuts covering from layers of material, using die-cutting machine. Places button or buckle in press with covering over it. Depresses pedal to lower plunger and clamp covering and metal parts together. Releases pedal and removes covered article.

Should I be a Button and Buckle Maker?

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

  • Also known as: Buckle-and-Button Maker, Button-Buttonhole Marker, Covered Button Maker

    How to become a Button and Buckle Maker

    Button and Buckle Makers 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 Button and Buckle Maker-related education!
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