Information About Furniture Finishers

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Training

Furniture finishers need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Furniture finishers
Training for Furniture Finishers
Percent
Less than High School 28.4
High School 39.1
Some College 16.0
Associates Degree 6.6
Bachelors Degree 8.1
Masters Degree 0.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.0

Employment

Represents about 26,000 people in the United States- 21.8% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more furniture finishers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 7,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, furniture finishers make $14.29 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Furniture finishers $9.00 $10.90 $13.60 $16.90 $20.70
Production occupations $8.95 $10.90 $14.70 $20.00 $26.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, furniture finishers make $29,720 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Furniture finishers $18,710 $22,830 $28,360 $35,330 $43,250
Production occupations $18,620 $22,860 $30,670 $41,740 $55,910
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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