Furniture finishers

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Total Workforce

9.76k

Average Age

44

Average Salary

$28,433

Average Male Salary

$29,447

Average Female Salary

$20,406

About

Furniture finishers are most often employed by the Furniture & related product manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Furniture finishers was $28,433 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Furniture finishers by wage are Machine feeders & offbearers, Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders, and Skincare specialists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Furniture finishers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Furniture finishers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Furniture finishers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Furniture & related product manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Furniture finishers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Furniture finishers, by average wage, is Furniture & related product manufacturing. Furniture finishers are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$28,433

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,354

In 2018, Furniture finishers earned an average of $28,433, $25,456 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Machine feeders & offbearers make somewhat more than Furniture finishers while Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Furniture finishers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.255

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Furniture finishers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.255, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Furniture finishers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Furniture finishers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Furniture finishers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Furniture finishers, by number of employees, are Furniture & related product manufacturing, Personal & household goods repair & maintenance, and Miscellaneous wood products.

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Industries by Share

9.76k

2018 Workforce

± 2,426

5.66%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 33.7%

The number of people employed as Furniture finishers has been growing at a rate of 5.66%, from 9,241 people in 2017 to 9,764 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Furniture finishers employed by various industries. Furniture & related product manufacturing employs the largest share of Furniture finishers at  36.1%, followed by Personal & household goods repair & maintenance with 30% and Miscellaneous wood products with 10.6%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Furniture finishers in the US. The average age of male Furniture finishers in the workforce is 44 and of female Furniture finishers is 44.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Furniture finishers is White.

Gender Composition

8.67k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,286

1.1k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 812

88.8% of Furniture finishers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Furniture finishers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Furniture finishers

  1. White

  2. Other

89.9% of Furniture finishers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.1% of Furniture finishers, Other is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Furniture finishers.

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Age by Gender

44

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 3.72

44.1

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 6.82

The median age of Furniture finishers is 44, and Male employees are generally 0.0537 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Furniture finishers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Furniture finishers is false but a relatively high number of Furniture finishers hold a major in Visual & Performing Arts.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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  3. false

MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Furniture finishers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Furniture finishers need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking, Active Listening, and Operation Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Furniture finishers need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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