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Chair Upholsterer Salary
in Boston, Massachusetts

$38,824 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$575

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chair Upholsterer is $38,824 a year and $19 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Chair Upholsterer is between $29,741 and $46,251. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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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 Boston, Massachusetts, 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:
$45,008
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Boston, Massachusetts

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Description: Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country...

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