Uppers Edge Burnisher

Tend machines that roll and press edges of shoe uppers.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Uppers Edge Burnishers do?

Tends machine that rolls and presses edges of shoe uppers to smooth and finish edges: Positions edge of shoe upper against guides and under heated burnishing iron. Presses lever to start machine, and guides edge under iron and edge-rolling wheel to roll and press edge of upper.

Should I be an Uppers Edge Burnisher?

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: Edge Burnisher, Uppers, Upper Edger

    How to become an Uppers Edge Burnisher

    Uppers Edge Burnishers 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 Uppers Edge Burnisher-related education!
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