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Cushion Maker (Machine) Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$28,855 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cushion Maker (Machine) is $28,855 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cushion Maker (Machine) is between $24,959 and $33,787. 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

  • Operates sewing machine to join cut fabric parts to fabricate upholstery coverings for aircraft, automobile, boat, household, and railroad furnishings: may sew pull bands into seams of upholstery parts.
  • May sew welts or false pleats into upholstered furniture covers and be designated welt sewer.
  • May sew cord into fabric to make boxpleats and be designated boxing-machine operator.
  • May be designated according to section or part seamed as cover maker; cushion closer; cushion maker ii.
  • Performs duties as described under sewing-machine operator, regular equipment.
Cushion Maker (Machine) Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Sewing Machine Operators

Job family population: 136,530

Estimated population of Cushion Maker (Machine) jobs: 3,684

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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