Furniture Finishers

Training Requirements for Furniture Finishers

Furniture finishers need a high school diploma or equivalent and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees 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

This represents about 17,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 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.

Typical Income for Furniture Finishers

Hourly Income

On average,furniture finishers make $15.54 per hour.

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.

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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