Information About Furniture Finishers

Training Requirements for Furniture Finishers

Furniture finishers need high school diploma or equivalent.

Degrees for Furniture finishers
Training for Furniture Finishers
Percent
Less than High School 26.1
High School 40.7
Some College 20.2
Associates Degree 3.6
Bachelors Degree 7.5
Masters Degree 1.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment outlook for Furniture Finishers

Represents about 17,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 less furniture finishers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 3,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, furniture finishers make $15.54 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Furniture finishers $10.00 $12.01 $14.69 $18.30 $23.02
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Woodworkers $9.86 $11.60 $14.52 $18.35 $23.09
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, furniture finishers make $32,330 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Furniture finishers $20,810 $24,970 $30,550 $38,070 $47,890
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Woodworkers $20,510 $24,130 $30,210 $38,170 $48,030
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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