Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Upholsterers: Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Top 3 upholsterers Jobs
- Spartanburg, SC
Fit, install, and secure material on frames using hand tools, power tools, glue and staples. Other duties as required.
- Marquis Seating
- High Point, NC
We are searching for experienced furniture upholsters to join our amazing team! The positons require experience upholstering various forms of seating
- M K & Company Furniture Specia
- Mountain Dale, NY
Experienced upholsterer needed for busy furniture repair/upholstery
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What Upholsterers Do
Make, repair, or replace upholstery for household furniture or transportation vehicles.
- 2014 employment: 42,200
- May 2015 median annual wage: $32,020
Job Outlook for Upholsterers
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: -1,800
- Growth rate: -4 percent (Decline)
How to Become an Upholsterer
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.