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Finish Inspector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,711 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$509

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Finish Inspector is $37,711 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Finish Inspector is between $28,734 and $45,078. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Finish Inspector. 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:
  • Inspects completed furniture for defects in finish, construction, or upholstery, to ensure conformance with manufacturing standards: verifies color, pattern, and grade of upholstery, using ticket specifications and shop orders.
  • Inspects upholstery cover for rips in fabric or seams.
  • Feels upholstery padding to determine if padding conforms to specified degree of firmness.
  • Examines wooden surfaces for defects in assembly, wood, or finish.
  • Marks defects with tape.
  • Removes wrinkles, using hand steamer and soil marks, using cleaning fluid.
  • May stamp or mark furniture to indicate acception or rejection.
  • May repair minor defects in finish, using heated blade, wax, lacquer, and stain stick.
  • May be designated according to inspection performed as finish inspector; or product inspected as chair inspector; radio-and-television-cabinet inspector; sofa inspector.
Finish Inspector Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Finish Inspector jobs: 253

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,717
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Finish Inspector Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Quality Inspector
May 3
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Skyline Staffing
Checks color, finish, dimensions, hardness, density or other measurable or observable characteristics of material. Performs detailed first article inspections following the installation of new or ...
Quality Inspector / QC Inspector 18-00689
Mar 13
Harwood Heights, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Checks color, finish, dimensions, hardness, density or other measurable or observable characteristics of material. * Performs detailed first article inspections following the installation of new or ...
Quality Control- Inspector
Mar 11
Itasca, IL, USA
Kelly Services
... high finish stainless steel, aluminum, carbide, rubber and special items. * Set up specified ... Inspect component parts and overall product visually for specified surface quality characteristics ...
Foundry Utililty
Apr 15
Michigan City, IN, USA
Well-McLain
Operated overhead crane, makes copes & drags, finish copes & drags, set chaplets, cores, close ... Equipment and machine operation and inspection, including forklift inspections * Cope and drag ...
Wheel Production Technician - Polish
Mar 10
Alsip, United States
LKQ Corp
... Finish) 4. Place wheel from machine and place in rinse tank 5. Inspect the wheel after removal and buff to remove any potential defects that were not removed in the polishing machines 6. During final ...
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