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Sofa Inspector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,709 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sofa Inspector is $37,709 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sofa Inspector is between $28,733 and $45,075. 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

  • Inspects completed furniture for defects in finish, construction, or upholstery, to ensure conformance with manufacturing standards: verifies color, pattern, and grade of upholstery, using ticket specifications and shop orders.
  • Inspects upholstery cover for rips in fabric or seams.
  • Feels upholstery padding to determine if padding conforms to specified degree of firmness.
  • Examines wooden surfaces for defects in assembly, wood, or finish.
  • Marks defects with tape.
  • Removes wrinkles, using hand steamer and soil marks, using cleaning fluid.
  • May stamp or mark furniture to indicate acception or rejection.
  • May repair minor defects in finish, using heated blade, wax, lacquer, and stain stick.
  • May be designated according to inspection performed as finish inspector; or product inspected as chair inspector; radio-and-television-cabinet inspector; sofa inspector.
Sofa Inspector Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Sofa Inspector jobs: 253

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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