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Chair Upholsterer Salary
in Rochester, New York

$33,498 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$496

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chair Upholsterer is $33,498 a year and $16 an hour in Rochester, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Chair Upholsterer is between $25,661 and $39,905. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rochester, New York.

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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 Rochester, New York, 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:
$38,833
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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About Rochester, New York

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Description: Rochester () is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,046 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo. The metropolitan area has a population of just over 1 million people. It is about 73 miles (117 km) east of Buffalo and 87 miles (140 km) west of Syracuse. Rochester was one of America's first boomtowns, initially due to the fertile Genesee River Valley, which gave rise to numerous flour mills, and then as a manufacturing hub. Several of the region's universities (notably...

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