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Finisher Special Stocks Salary
in Rochester, New York

$32,938 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$418

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Finisher Special Stocks is $32,938 a year and $16 an hour in Rochester, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Finisher Special Stocks is between $25,298 and $39,204. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rochester, New York.

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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 Rochester, New York, 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:
$38,184
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Rochester, New York

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Description: Rochester () is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,046 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo. The metropolitan area has a population of just over 1 million people. It is about 73 miles (117 km) east of Buffalo and 87 miles (140 km) west of Syracuse. Rochester was one of America's first boomtowns, initially due to the fertile Genesee River Valley, which gave rise to numerous flour mills, and then as a manufacturing hub. Several of the region's universities (notably...

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