Heel Compressor

Tend machines that compress heels to give them a better wearing quality.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Heel Compressors do?

Tends machine that compresses heels to give them better wearing quality: Feeds precut heels of leather or composition material into machine and observes operation. May change dies and adjust stroke of ram. May tend machine equipped with blades that trim and shape breast of heel during operation. May compress top lifts and be designated Top-Lift Compressor.

Should I be a Heel Compressor?

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

  • Also known as: Compress Engineer, Top-Lift Compressor

    How to become a Heel Compressor

    Heel Compressors 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 Heel Compressor-related education!
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