An Upholstery Trimmer earns an average wage of $14.24 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$30,521 - $41,252
(Median)
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$37K
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MEDIAN: $37,000
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$10.17 - $24.00
(Median)
$10
$14
$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$37,000  
   
Bonus
$101.74  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,184 - $50,356  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $24.00  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $29.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$101.74  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,184 - $50,356  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for Upholstery Trimmer

To be an upholstery trimmer, one must know how to rivet, sew, weld, staple, and do metal fabrication. Specifically, upholstery trimmers should have knowledge of hand and pneumatic riveting, machine and hand sewing, MIG welding, pneumatic stapling, and minor sheet metal fabrication.

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Upholstery Trimmer Tasks

  • Customize furniture upholstery design according to designer specifications.
  • Measure, cut, stretch, and fasten coverings to frames of furniture.
  • Originally cover or reupholster furniture with fabric or synthetic material.
  • Provide restoration services to the wooden or metal frames of reupholstered furniture.

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Pay by Experience Level for Upholstery Trimmer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Upholstery Trimmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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