Becoming a Furniture Finisher via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Penn Foster Career School is a US school (accredited) offering carpentry courses to train individuals to become top-notch carpenters, construction managers, construction workers, construction engineers, construction professionals, construction superintendents, construction area managers, construction foremen, lead carpenters, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 18,760 people employed as furniture finishers alone in America, and their average annual salary is $29,120. Colleges and universities like Penn Foster Career School that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Furniture Finisher Salary Information

Category: Furniture finishers

Total # Employed in the US 18,760
Average Hourly Wage: $14.0/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$8.93 $10.69 $13.26 $16.5 $20.33
Average Yearly Salary $29,120
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$18,580 $22,230 $27,590 $34,320 $42,280
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
28.4% 39.1% 16.0% 6.6% 8.1% 0.8% 1.0%
Furniture finishers — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Nebraska $18.69/hr $38,880
Missouri $17.75/hr $36,910
Mississippi $17.74/hr $36,910
Kansas $16.89/hr $35,120
Delaware $16.09/hr $33,470
Utah $16.03/hr $33,340
North Carolina $16.01/hr $33,300
Connecticut $15.96/hr $33,200
North Dakota $15.41/hr $32,060
Guam $15.33/hr $31,880
Michigan $15.07/hr $31,350
Tennessee $14.81/hr $30,800
Louisiana $14.56/hr $30,280
Montana $14.44/hr $30,040
Hawaii $14.37/hr $29,890
New Mexico $14.22/hr $29,570
New Hampshire $14.2/hr $29,530
Oklahoma $14.05/hr $29,220
Colorado $13.93/hr $28,960
Wisconsin $13.75/hr $28,610
Virginia $13.75/hr $28,610
Puerto Rico $13.53/hr $28,130
Arkansas $13.37/hr $27,810
Kentucky $13.27/hr $27,600
Idaho $13.14/hr $27,330
Washington $13.04/hr $27,130
Maryland $13.03/hr $27,100
Iowa $13/hr $27,030
Oregon $13/hr $27,050
South Dakota $12.92/hr $26,870
Massachusetts $12.84/hr $26,710
South Carolina $12.77/hr $26,570
Nevada $11.93/hr $24,820
Wyoming $11.85/hr $24,650
Alabama $11.8/hr $24,540
Maine $11.7/hr $24,340
California $10.79/hr $22,450


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