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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Furniture Finishers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,810
25th Percentile Wage
$24,970
50th Percentile Wage
$30,550
75th Percentile Wage
$38,070
90th Percentile Wage
$47,890

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 $47,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $30,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,810. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 130% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of furniture finishers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201630,5504.42%6.71%
201529,2001.34%-
201428,8101.18%-
201328,470-0.11%-
201228,500--

Table 2. Furniture Finishers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of furniture finishers in 7 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 transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $37,640. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $19,480).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$37,640
Retail Trade
$33,720
Construction
$31,740
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,480
Manufacturing
$30,140
Wholesale Trade
$26,740
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$19,480

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 $19,080 to $46,860. The highest paying state for furniture finishers is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $46,860. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $19,080. For more salary information of furniture finishers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Connecticut
$46,860
Nebraska
$44,790
Massachusetts
$44,630
New Jersey
$39,260
Colorado
$36,570
Rhode Island
$36,180
Washington
$35,770
Maryland
$35,370
Minnesota
$34,130
South Carolina
$33,810
Michigan
$33,700
Oklahoma
$33,460
Illinois
$33,320
Mississippi
$33,290
Utah
$33,260
Nevada
$33,230
Wisconsin
$32,960
Pennsylvania
$32,220
Maine
$31,650
Florida
$30,610
New York
$30,600
Kansas
$30,320
Iowa
$29,850
Arizona
$29,540
New Hampshire
$29,160
Louisiana
$29,110
Indiana
$28,940
Virginia
$28,860
Alabama
$28,790
California
$28,590
Vermont
$28,590
Tennessee
$28,330
Missouri
$27,850
Texas
$27,780
North Carolina
$27,750
Ohio
$27,460
Idaho
$26,980
Georgia
$26,970
Oregon
$26,510
Kentucky
$26,330
Arkansas
$19,080


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