(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Finisher Special Stocks Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,278 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$448

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Finisher Special Stocks is $35,278 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Finisher Special Stocks is between $27,096 and $41,990. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

Average Salary Chart

Customize:
 
arrow_downward
Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills
arrow_downward

Job Summary

Description:
  • Finishes or refinishes damaged, worn, or used furniture or new high-grade furniture to specified color or finish, utilizing knowledge of wood properties, finishes, and furniture styling: disassembles article, masks areas adjacent to areas being finished, or removes accessories such as knobs and hinges, using handtools, to prepare article for finishing.
  • Removes old finish from surfaces, using steel wool, sandpaper, or solvent and putty knife.
  • Removes excess solvent with cloth immersed in paint thinner or sal soda.
  • Applies plastic-putty, wood putty, or lacquer-stick to surface, using spatula or knife, to fill nicks, depressions, holes, and cracks.
  • Smooths surface for finishing, using sandpaper or power sander.
  • Selects finish ingredients and mixes them by hand or machine to obtain specified color or shade or to match existing finish.
  • Brushes or sprays successive coats of stain, varnish, shellac, lacquer, or paint on workpiece.
  • Grains wood or paints wood trim, using graining roller, comb, sponge, or brush.
  • Polishes and waxes finished surfaces.
  • May restore wood to natural color, using bleaching acid and neutralizer.
  • May spread graining ink over metal portions of surfaces with cheesecloth to simulate wood-grainlike finish.
  • May finish piano and organ cases and be designated piano-and-organ refinisher.
  • May finish mirror and picture frames and be designated according to type of finish applied as powder gilder; whitener.
  • May finish television receiver cabinets and be designated television-cabinet finisher.
  • May finish woo.
Finisher Special Stocks Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Furniture Finishers

Job family population: 17,530

Estimated population of Finisher Special Stocks jobs: 3,068

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,897
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Cost of Living Score:

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...

Finisher Special Stocks Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

No listings found
ERI Economic Research Institute compiles the best salary, cost-of-living, and executive compensation survey data available.

Salaries By Location

Similar Job Titles

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo
;
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources