Leather Sprayer

Spray dyes on leather articles to restore original color.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Leather Sprayers do?

Sprays dyes on leather articles, such as gloves and jackets, to restore original color, using spray gun: Selects suede or leather dyes to match color of garment and fills spray gun container with dye. Places article on dress form and sprays dye evenly over surface. Hangs finished garments on line to dry. Brushes suede garments with handbrush to raise nap. Sprays some garments with water-repelling compounds. May prepare dye solutions by blending basic colors to obtain specified hue.

Should I be a Leather Sprayer?

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: Colored-Leather Setter, Dope Sprayer, Leather Scraper, Leather Scrubber, Leather Seasoner, Leather Shaver See More

    How to become a Leather Sprayer

    Leather Sprayers 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 Leather Sprayer-related education!
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