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Finish Specialist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,696 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Finish Specialist is $42,696 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Finish Specialist is between $32,142 and $51,472. 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

  • Repairs and preserves furniture using a variety of hand tools and power tools and applying knowledge of fabrics and wood furniture.
  • Examines furnishings to determine type of material, extent of deterioration or damage, or date of construction to verify authenticity and plan restoration.
  • Prepares and operates variety of woodworking machines to fabricate, repair, reinforce, and replace parts of furniture.
Finish Specialist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Furniture Finishers

Job family population: 17,530

Estimated population of Finish Specialist jobs: 3,692

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Finish Specialist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Youth Development Specialist - Overnight
May 21
Park Ridge, IL, USA
The Deamer Group
... while they finish high school, work 10-20 hours per week, and make the transition to self ... Youth Development Specialist is integral in designing and implementing opportunities for youth to ...
Application Specialist
Apr 26
Deerfield, IL, USA
A+W Software
A+W is seeking a thoughtful, curious and results driven Application Support Specialist. The ... Ability to follow through the troubleshooting process from start to finish including communication ...
IInternational Logistics Specialist- Air Export
Mar 3
Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
Description The International Logistics Specialist is responsible for daily operations of export shipments through coordinating shipments from start to finish and offering exceptional customer ...
Continuous Improvement Specialist
May 9
Wheeling, IL, USA
Creation Technologies
We provide high-mix, high-complexity, start-to-finish manufacturing and supply chain solutions to companies in the Industrial Controls, Instrumentation, Medical, Communications, Transportation ...
Customer Sales Specialist - Area Manager
Mar 19
Chicago, IL, USA
Must be willing to own the entire customer sales experience from start to finish as follow up and follow through is essential * Outgoing, great personality is required * Candidate should be ...
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