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Rug Repairer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$92,402 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rug Repairer is $92,402 a year and $44 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Rug Repairer is between $65,237 and $114,495. 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 remodels rugs and carpets: cuts patch from corner or edge of defective rug, or from carpet material or another rug of similar color and pattern for use in repair of damaged rug.
  • Darns holes in rug-backing by hand, using cross-stitch to sew fibers together.
  • Selects matching rug fibers and stitches them to rug-backing with needle and thread to reburl (reweave) damaged area and restore nap (pile).
  • Patches rug by stitching edges of rug and patch together with carpet stitch.
  • Remodels rugs by cutting to required size and shape, using hand shears.
  • Binds edges of rugs by operating serging machine, or sews edges of rug or carpet, using needle and thread.
Rug Repairer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Job family population: 14,610

Estimated population of Rug Repairer jobs: 587

Rate of error: 8.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

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