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Finish Patcher Salary
in Norfolk, Virginia

$31,851 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$408

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Finish Patcher is $31,851 a year and $15 an hour in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Finish Patcher is between $24,431 and $37,944. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Norfolk, Virginia.

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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 Norfolk, Virginia, 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:
$36,924
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk Cost of Living Score:

Description: Norfolk ( NOR-fuuk) is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 242,803; in 2017, the population was estimated to be 244,703 making it the second-most populous city in Virginia after neighboring Virginia Beach. Norfolk is located at the core of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, named for the large natural harbor of the same name located at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. It is one of nine cities and seven counties that constitute the Hampton Roads metro area, officially known as the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA. The city is bordered...

Finish Patcher Job Listings for Norfolk, Virginia

Marine Brush and Roll Painters Needed in Virginia!
May 23
Norfolk, VA, USA
Ameri-Force
Fills cracks and holes with patching plaster, putty, or plastic wood. * Sands between coats and polishes final coat to specified finish. * Cleans and maintains tools and equipment. * Performs other ...
Garage Door Installer / Mechanic
Apr 4
Norfolk, VA, USA
Overhead Door Company of Norfolk
... patching and repair). Applicant must have a valid driver's license and have the ability to ... start to finish to ensure that each one is completely satisfied. Please call us to speak to a ...
Brush & Roll Painter / Power tooler
May 16
Newport News, VA, USA
Hutco inc.
... patching plaster, putty, or plastic wood. • Sands between coats and polishes final coat to specified finish. • Cleans and maintains tools and equipment. • Performs other duties as assigned.
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