Furniture Finishers

3.1/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $15.85 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 84% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Manual Dexterity
Finger Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Furniture Finishers' job openings is expected to rise 5.8% by 2030
'Furniture Finishers' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Furniture Finishers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Furniture Finishers' was $32,970, or $15.85 hourly
'Furniture Finishers' are paid 21.4% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 15,590 people employed as Furniture Finishers.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Shape, finish, and refinish damaged, worn, or used furniture or new high-grade furniture to specified color or finish.

SOC Code: 51-7021.00

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Baboo says
Need more details on this. Are we talking about furniture being manufactured in a factory, re-finishing old and antique furniture or entering a clients' home and doing handyman services for them?
Sep 03, 2019 at 06:37 PM

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