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Spring Upholsterer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,013 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Spring Upholsterer is $31,013 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Spring Upholsterer is between $24,959 and $36,535. 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

  • Installs webbing and springs in furniture frames preparatory to upholstering: tacks or staples ends of webbing strips to side of frame, using tack hammer or staple gun.
  • Stretches webbing across frame with webbing stretcher and tacks ends to opposite side of frame.
  • Tacks strips to back of frame and weaves them through crosspieces to cover opening.
  • Cuts webbing overlap with hand shears.
  • Positions coil springs on webbing and fastens spring to webbing with needle and twine or with metal clips, using clinching tool.
  • Tacks twine to edges of frame opening and laces and ties twine to springs to stabilize and secure them in place.
  • Cuts burlap or canvas to cover springs, places cover on springs, and tacks to edges of frame.
  • May install zigzag or no-sag springs in backs of sofa and chair frames, using metal clips and hammer.
  • May tack metal support strap on frame, using hammer.
  • May fasten border wire to springs, using metal clips or by twisting crimp wire around border wire and top of spring.
  • May cover frame opening by attaching web-fabric panels to frame with small springs.
  • May sew heavy paper over border wire, using needle and stitching twine to soften edge.
Spring Upholsterer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

Job family population: 223,980

Estimated population of Spring Upholsterer jobs: 419

Rate of error: 2.4%

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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