Becoming a Furniture Upholsterer 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 33,810 people employed as upholsterers alone in America, and their average annual salary is $31,640. Colleges and universities like Penn Foster Career School that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Furniture Upholsterer Salary Information

Category: Upholsterers

Total # Employed in the US 33,810
Average Hourly Wage: $15.21/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$9.32 $11.46 $14.42 $18.15 $22.53
Average Yearly Salary $31,640
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$19,380 $23,840 $29,990 $37,750 $46,860
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
33.7% 43.6% 14.1% 3.6% 4.1% 0.5% 0.4%
Upholsterers — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
District of Columbia $21.85/hr $45,440
Kansas $20.53/hr $42,710
New York $19.62/hr $40,810
Mississippi $18.46/hr $38,400
Missouri $17.01/hr $35,390
Oregon $16.78/hr $34,900
North Dakota $16.54/hr $34,410
North Carolina $16.54/hr $34,400
Oklahoma $16.24/hr $33,770
Virginia $15.91/hr $33,100
Michigan $15.85/hr $32,960
Tennessee $15.82/hr $32,910
Hawaii $15.67/hr $32,580
Washington $15.61/hr $32,470
Delaware $15.56/hr $32,370
Maine $15.4/hr $32,030
Nevada $15.18/hr $31,570
Utah $15.03/hr $31,250
New Hampshire $15.01/hr $31,220
South Carolina $14.82/hr $30,830
Nebraska $14.59/hr $30,350
Indiana $14.58/hr $30,320
Montana $14.58/hr $30,320
Connecticut $14.5/hr $30,160
California $14.44/hr $30,040
Maryland $14.34/hr $29,820
Kentucky $14.17/hr $29,470
Colorado $14.06/hr $29,250
Wisconsin $13.99/hr $29,100
Arkansas $13.97/hr $29,050
Idaho $13.45/hr $27,970
Wyoming $13.29/hr $27,650
Alabama $13/hr $27,050
Massachusetts $12.95/hr $26,950
Iowa $12.82/hr $26,660
Louisiana $12.03/hr $25,020
New Jersey $11.84/hr $24,620
West Virginia $11.83/hr $24,610
South Dakota $11.71/hr $24,360
Ohio $10.02/hr $20,840


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