Orthopedic Shoes Salesperson

Evaluate customers' foot conditions and fit and sell corrective shoes.
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Good

Salary Range
$16,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Orthopedic Shoes Salespeople do?

Evaluates customers’ foot conditions and fits and sells corrective shoes, using knowledge of orthopedics or following prescription: Examines malformed or injured joints and bone structure of customer’s feet, or reads physician’s prescription to determine type of corrective shoe required. Selects shoes from stock or draws outline and takes measurements of customer’s feet to order custom-made shoes. Examines shoes on customer’s feet to verify correctness of fit. Performs other duties as described under SALESPERSON Master Title.


Should I be an Orthopedic Shoes Salesperson?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Social: You're happiest working on teams or with other people.

  • Also known as: Orthopedic Shoe Fitter, Salesperson, Orthopedic Shoes

    How to Become an
    Orthopedic Shoes Salesperson

    Most Orthopedic Shoes Salespeople have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9cagaa&chl=no+college+%2887%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29||bachelor%27s+%289%25%29||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,87,87
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