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Chair Upholsterer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,882 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$531

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chair Upholsterer is $35,882 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Chair Upholsterer is between $27,487 and $42,745. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 Chicago, Illinois, 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:
$41,597
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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