Average Upholsterer Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for an Upholsterer is $18.13

Hourly Rate
$13 - $25
$203 - $3k
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$28k - $54k
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What Do Upholsterers Do?

Upholsterer Tasks
  • Originally cover or reupholster furniture with fabric or synthetic material.
  • Provide restoration services to the wooden or metal frames of reupholstered furniture.
  • Customize furniture upholstery design according to designer specifications.
  • Measure, cut, stretch, and fasten coverings to frames of furniture.
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How do Upholsterers Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 24 responses, the job of Upholsterer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.83 out of 5. On average, Upholsterers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Upholsterers

What is the highest pay for Upholsterers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Upholsterer is $25.39 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Upholsterers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Upholsterer is $13.05 / hour

How can Upholsterers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Upholsterer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Upholsterer that oversees more junior Upholsterers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.