Furniture Finishers


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


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Household Furniture
  2. Reupholstery And Furniture Repair
  3. Millwork, Plywood & Structural Members

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 650 11.22 8.03 12.81 23,330 16,710 26,640
St Louis MSA 300 11.90 8.97 13.37 24,750 18,650 27,800
Kansas City* 70 14.95 8.14 18.36 31,106 16,930 38,194
Central Region* 10 10.20 8.33 11.13 21,211 17,318 23,157
St. Louis City* 10 14.01 9.24 16.39 29,132 19,225 34,086
St. Louis County* 120 12.64 7.18 15.38 26,301 14,936 31,984

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 880 1,040 160 18.18 51 Good
Kansas City MSA 190 220 30 15.79 11 Good
St Louis MSA 460 540 80 17.39 26 Good
Central Region* 30 30 .00 1 Caution
Northeast Region* 240 280 40 16.67 13 Outstanding
Ozark Region* 50 50 .00 2 Caution
Southwest Region* 110 120 10 9.09 5 Outstanding

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months)
or training in one of the following
Furniture Design and Manufacturing