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Chair Upholsterer Salary

$33,719 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chair Upholsterer is $33,719 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chair Upholsterer is between $25,830 and $40,169. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Upholsters chairs having no springs: cuts out and molds padding material in place on arms, seats, or backs, and covers padding with cotton wadding.
  • Stretches and tacks or staples canvas, burlap, or denim over wadding, leaving opening for further filling.
  • Molds and packs wadding under cover, using hands or rod to eliminate lumps.
  • Closes opening with tacks when packing is completed.
  • Stretches precut upholstery covering over covered padding and tacks it in place.
  • Sews or glues trimming over tacks and raw edges of upholstery.
  • May glue foam cushions to particleboard backing to form seat cushions for chairs.
  • May glue upholstery material onto shaped foam to make cushions for upholstered furniture.
Chair Upholsterer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Upholsterers

Job family population: 32,500

Estimated population of Chair Upholsterer jobs: 8

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About United States

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Description: United States (U.S. or US) or America, officialy the United States of America (USA), is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty-eight states...

Chair Upholsterer Job Listings for United States

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Jun 25
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Housekeeping Attendant - Hospitality
May 19
Batesville, Indiana, USA
Spot cleaning of carpets, mats and upholstered furniture.Maintains cleanliness of all storage and ... Special Events may include: cleaning of folding tables and chairs, installation of chair covers ...
EVS Associate - Specialist
Jun 11
Boston, United States
R. cleaning, between case cleaning, upholstery, wall, and glass care. Continues work from previous ... chairs, and cardiac chairs. Assists in moves, special set-ups and any other occasion as needed.
Hospitality / Restaurant - Housekeeping - Room attendants - Janitorial
May 30
Brooklyn Center, MN, USA
Advancement Providers
... upholstered furniture. • Cleans restrooms including but not limited to toilets, sinks, showers ... soft chairs, headboards, air conditioning units, vanity area, phone, mirrors, sofa, wall and ...
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