Cement Side Laster

Tend lasting machines that press edges of pre-cemented uppers onto insole.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cement Side Lasters do?

Tends lasting machine that presses edges of precemented uppers onto insole and shapes shank section of shoes: Positions last between machine feed rollers that grip upper edges. Moves last along wiping bar that presses upper edges onto insole. May last entire upper. May remove temporary tacks, using lasting tool.

Should I be a Cement Side Laster?

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: Side Laster, Cement

    How to become a Cement Side Laster

    Cement Side Lasters 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 Cement Side Laster-related education!
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