The average hourly pay for a Furniture Finisher in Canada is C$19.54.
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Job Description for Furniture Finisher
Furniture finishers are tasked with evaluating, repairing, and maintaining wood furniture to keep it in optimal condition. These finishers typically inspect furniture to identify any damage and offer solutions for how to repair or restore the piece, and both prior experience with full and minor restoration and the ability to work on modern and antique furniture are necessary for this position. Furniture finishers often replace parts for furniture, and some are made in-shop while others are fabr…Read more
Furniture Finisher Tasks
- Spray and wipe lacquer stains, sealer and top coats.
- Maintain finishing equipment.
- Perform quality checks according to quality standards.
- Repairs parts of furniture as needed.
- Prepare furniture for finishing by filling, sanding, smoothing, distressing furniture before applying finish.
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Pay by Experience Level for Furniture Finisher
An early career Furniture Finisher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.83 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Furniture Finisher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.45 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Furniture Finisher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.51 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$24.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Furniture Finisher in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 4.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kitchener, Ontario (2.8% less).
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