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Furniture Finishers Salary Information

The salary statistics of furniture finishers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of furniture finishers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The furniture finishers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Furniture Finishers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,530
25th Percentile Wage
$25,760
50th Percentile Wage
$31,300
75th Percentile Wage
$38,720
90th Percentile Wage
$48,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for furniture finishers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) furniture finishers is $48,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,530. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 125% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of furniture finishers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,300
2.40% 8.95%
2016
$30,550
4.42% -
2015
$29,200
1.34% -
2014
$28,810
1.18% -
2013
$28,470
-0.11% -
2012
$28,500
- -

Table 2. Furniture Finishers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of furniture finishers in 12 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for furniture finishers occupations is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector with an annual salary $44,960. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $20,250).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$44,960
Construction
$39,240
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$38,450
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$37,570
Transportation and Warehousing
$37,020
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$35,740
Retail Trade
$34,510
Educational Services
$33,570
Wholesale Trade
$31,940
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$31,530
Manufacturing
$30,760
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$20,250

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Furniture Finishers by States

From the above tables we note that not only furniture finishers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of furniture finishers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,870 to $44,790. The highest paying state for furniture finishers is Nebraska with a median annual salary of $44,790. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,870. For more salary information of furniture finishers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Nebraska
$44,790
Connecticut
$44,600
New Hampshire
$39,170
New Jersey
$38,360
Massachusetts
$37,330
Washington
$37,320
Colorado
$36,900
Nevada
$36,560
Rhode Island
$36,450
Minnesota
$36,080
Louisiana
$35,760
Arkansas
$35,580
North Dakota
$35,490
Illinois
$34,640
Michigan
$34,560
Utah
$34,300
Oklahoma
$34,010
Pennsylvania
$33,470
Missouri
$32,750
New York
$31,960
West Virginia
$31,860
Maryland
$31,620
California
$31,520
Tennessee
$31,320
South Carolina
$31,010
Wisconsin
$30,870
Kansas
$30,780
Mississippi
$30,760
Iowa
$30,540
Arizona
$30,240
Florida
$30,210
Ohio
$30,160
Indiana
$29,670
Virginia
$29,450
Kentucky
$28,740
Vermont
$28,590
Maine
$28,580
Texas
$28,500
Oregon
$28,190
Georgia
$27,960
North Carolina
$27,480
Idaho
$26,950
Alabama
$26,490
Puerto Rico
$17,870



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