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Wood Finisher Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$32,612 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$414

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wood Finisher is $32,612 a year and $16 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Wood Finisher is between $25,048 and $38,817. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Wood Finisher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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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.
Wood Finisher Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Furniture Finishers

Job family population: 17,530

Estimated population of Wood Finisher jobs: 3,068

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,806
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Dallas, Texas

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Description: Dallas (), officially the City of Dallas, is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea...

Wood Finisher Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

Finisher- Tape and Bedder
Jun 13
Arlington, TX, USA
SPD Resources, L.P.
Must have commercial finisher experience * Must have reliable transportation Employee Benefits: * Weekly payroll * 5 Paid Vacation days after one year of full-time employment * 6 Paid Holidays on the ...
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