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Upholsterer Inside Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,233 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Upholsterer Inside is $44,233 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Upholsterer Inside is between $33,164 and $53,459. 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

  • Upholsters inside sections of chairs and sofas, utilizing knowledge of upholstery materials and methods: lifts frame of article and places it on workbench.
  • Tacks material along front rail, outside and inside arms, and onto top outside back.
  • Places padding and material over seat springs and tacks material onto frame to complete seat upholstery.
  • Repeats operation to upholster arms.
  • Places and shapes layers of padding over inside back and tacks material to complete inside upholstery of article.
  • May use grooved foam rubber padding and work excess material into grooves to produce channeled effect and secure material with buttons, using needle, thread, and cotton.
  • May cover burlap with horsehair and cover it with muslin to prepare article for tufting.
  • May cut openings in muslin and push horsehair away from opening and secure it with buttons to create tufting effect.
Upholsterer Inside Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Upholsterers

Job family population: 32,500

Estimated population of Upholsterer Inside jobs: 3,809

Rate of error: 3.6%

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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Upholsterer Inside Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Project Housekeeper
Mar 20
Northbrook, IL, USA
Covenant Village of Northbrook
Washes facility windows, both inside and outside, as needed. * Cleans upholstered furniture in common areas as needed and in residential apartments as requested. * Assists housekeepers with general ...
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