Shoes Salesperson

Fit and sell shoes, boots, and other footwear.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Shoes Salespeople do?

Fits and sells shoes, boots, and other footwear: Ascertains style and color of shoe customer wishes. Asks customer shoe size or measures customer’s foot, using measuring device. Obtains footwear of specified style, color, and size from stock. Helps customer try on shoes, observes and questions customer about fit, and feels customer’s feet through shoes to ensure fit. May stretch shoes, using hand stretcher, or insert insoles or instep pads to improve fit. May sell related products, such as handbags, hosiery, shoetrees, and shoe polish. Performs other duties as described under SALESPERSON Master Title. May be designated according to type of shoes sold as Salesperson, Children’s Shoes; Salesperson, Men’s Shoes; Salesperson, Women’s Shoes.

Should I be a 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: Sales Person, Salesperson, Children's Shoes, Salesperson, Men's Shoes, Salesperson, Neckties, Salesperson, Shoes See More

    How to become a Shoes Salesperson

    Most 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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