How Much Do Furniture Finishers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Furniture Finishers

Furniture Finishers shape, finish, and refinish damaged, worn, or used furniture or new high-grade furniture to specified color or finish.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$35040 per year
Hourly wage
$17 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$24,310 to $27,950 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$12 to $13 per hour

Entry-level Furniture Finishers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $24,310 to $27,950 per year or $12 to $13 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Furniture Finishers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $24 $50,000
Senior (Top 25%) $19 $39,910
Middle (Mid 50%) $16 $32,970
Junior (Bottom 25%) $13 $27,950
No experience (Bottom 10%) $12 $24,310

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
MD $22 $45,750
ME $22 $44,930
NJ $20 $42,620
RI $20 $42,310
CT $20 $41,430
WA $20 $41,040
MI $19 $40,380
NY $19 $40,360
MN $19 $40,230
MA $19 $39,440

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Furniture Finisher is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like MD doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at MD might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Furniture Finishers are in the states of MD, ME, NJ, RI and CT.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Building Finishing Contractors $47080 $22.63
Miscellaneous Store Retailers $43360 $20.85
Management of Companies and Enterprises $40950 $19.69
Warehousing and Storage $39820 $19.14
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance $37290 $17.93
Furniture Stores $36990 $17.78
Other Wood Product Manufacturing $35450 $17.04
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing $34440 $16.56
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $33760 $16.23
Employment Services $30290 $14.56
Building Material and Supplies Dealers $27710 $13.32

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