Skate Shop Attendant

Repair, rent, or sell ice skates and equipment at ice-skating rink.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $26,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Skate Shop Attendants do?

Repairs, rents, or sells ice skates and equipment at ice-skating rink: Removes skate blade from shoe, places it in guide frame, and sharpens blade on grinding wheel. Drills holes in shoe, using electric drill, and bolts blade to shoe, using wrench. Cleans skates with cloth or buffing tool and places them on shelf according to size. Issues skates to patrons and collects ticket or money for rental. Sells merchandise, such as skates, skate guards, and skating apparel.


Should I be a Skate Shop Attendant?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Skate Hop, Ski Lift Attendant, Snack Steward

    How to become a Skate Shop Attendant

    Most Skate Shop Attendants 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:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%2899%25%29||associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,99,99
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