Salary for Furniture Finishers

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Also known as:  Cabinet Finisher, Furniture Refinisher, Furniture Sander, Piano Refinisher, Wood Cabinet Finisher helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Furniture finishers finish, refinish or shape old, damaged or worn furniture to high-quality specifications. Their job can be dangerous as they are often required to lift heavy objects. Potential applicants for this position are usually asked to have already completed their high school diploma or GED in order to be considered. After being hired, an employer often requires up to one year of job training on-site.

A Furniture Finisher will normally receive a salary between $24,310 to $50,000 based on education and experience. will normally receive a wage of thirty-five thousand and fourty dollars yearly.

have the best average pay in Maryland, where they get an average salary rate of close to about $45,750. People working these jobs have the highest average potential salary in Construction, where they can get pay of $41,600.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 39.06 percent nationwide in that time.


Furniture Finishers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Transportation and Warehousing
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Retail Trade
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Wholesale Trade
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Retail Trade