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Finish Patcher Salary
in St. Louis, Missouri

$33,390 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$427

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Finish Patcher is $33,390 a year and $16 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Finish Patcher is between $25,612 and $39,777. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Repairs defects, such as holes, cracks, and scratches, in finish of furniture or furniture stock: examines each defective article to determine method of repair.
  • Fills holes and cracks with shellac or wax, using heated blade to melt and spread wax and shellac.
  • Removes varnish and smooths cracks and scratches with sandpaper.
  • Applies stain to match furniture surface and varnish to protect surface, using brush or spray gun.
  • Smooths and shapes repaired surface with sandpaper, pumice stone, steel wool, or chisel.
  • Nails, screws, or glues broken or split parts together.
  • Rubs glossy spots with pumice stone and oil, and polishes dull spots with wax to match surrounding finish.
  • Dabs moistened cloth to and presses heated blade against dents and scratches to draw indentations to surface.
  • May chisel out defective sections and replace them with patch matching color and grain.
Finish Patcher Job Prevalence in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Job family: Furniture Finishers

Job family population: 17,530

Estimated population of Finish Patcher jobs: 6,181

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,708
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About St. Louis, Missouri

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Description: St. Louis () is a major independent city and inland port in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which marks Missouri's border with Illinois. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River just north of the city. These two rivers combined form the fourth longest river system in the world. The city had an estimated 2018 population of 302,838 and is the cultural and economic center of the St. Louis metropolitan area (home to nearly 3,000,000 people), which is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, the second-largest in Illinois (after Chicago), and the...

Finish Patcher Job Listings for St. Louis, Missouri

Maintenance Lead
May 15
Centreville, IL, USA
Touchette Regional Hospital
Performs finish and rough carpentry services in the construction, renovation, repair, and ... Prepares, primes, sands, seals, patches and paints furniture, surfaces, buildings, and fixtures ...
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