Furrier

Design, make, alter, restyle, and repair fur garments.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Furriers do?

Designs, makes, alters, restyles, and repairs fur garments, applying principles of fur garment construction and styling. May purchase pelts required to make garment. May estimate cost of making, repairing, or restyling garment. May sell furs [SALESPERSON, FURS].


Should I be a Furrier?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Couturiere, Fur Repairer, Furrier Apprentice

    How to become a Furrier

    Most Furriers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9rhaaa&chl=no+college+%2871%25%29|certificate+%2820%25%29|associate%27s+%289%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,71,71
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