How Much Does Shoe Repair Cost?

Shoe repair is the process of fixing separate parts of a shoe to make it usable again, including popular repairs such as resoling the shoe or heels.

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How much is it?

of Repair
Cleaning or shining$5 to $15
Heel Liner$30 to $60
Heels (rubber or
$10 to $45 to replace
Insoles$20 to $35
Sewing$8 to $15 for average sewing repairs
Shoe Zipper$35 to $55
Sock Liner$15 to $30
Sole Protectors$15 to $25
Soles (leather or rubber)- $40 to $85
- Cowboy/riding/hiking boots can cost $10 to $40 more.
Stretching Shoe$15 to $25
Welt$15 to $25

What is going to be included?

What are the extra costs?

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Average Reported Cost: $30

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Less Expensive $1 $1.5K $3K $5K $6.5K More Expensive $8k

How much did you spend?

Was it worth it?  

  1. JJ (Charleston,  South Carolina) paid $15 and said:

    Had sole guard protection applied for about $15.

    Was it worth it? Yes

  2. Leather Magic (San Diego,  California) paid $20 and said:

    Had rubber heels added for $20 to a pair of New Balance athletic shoes that were 6-months old and worn down in their heels.

    Also had the zipper replaced on a leather jacket for $36.

    Was it worth it? Yes

  3. James (Auatin,  Texas) paid $55 and said:

    for replacing leather welt on pair of cowboy boots

    Was it worth it? Yes

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