Furniture finishers and refinishers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 9534  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Furniture finishers finish new wood or metal furniture to specified colour and finish. They are employed in furniture manufacturing plants, retail furniture stores or refinishing and repair shops. Furniture refinishers refinish repaired, used or old furniture. They are employed in furniture refinishing and repair shops or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Antiquer - Furniture Finishing
  • Decorator - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Finisher - Furniture Finishing
  • Finishing Machine Operator - Furniture Manufacturing
  • Frame Moulding Finisher - Furniture Manufacturing
  • Frame Moulding Painter - Furniture Manufacturing
  • Furniture Buffer - Furniture Finishing
  • Furniture Decorator - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Furniture Enameller
  • Furniture Finisher
  • Furniture Finisher And Repairer
  • Furniture Finishing Decorator
  • Furniture Finishing Varnisher
  • Furniture Polisher - Furniture Finishing
  • Furniture Refinisher
  • Furniture Refinishing Varnisher
  • Furniture Reproducer
  • Furniture Stainer
  • Furniture Stripper
  • Furniture Varnisher
  • Furniture-finishing Machine Operator
  • Grainer - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Matcher - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Metal Furniture Repairer
  • Ornamenter - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Painter-finisher - Furniture Finishing
  • Piano And Organ Finisher
  • Piano And Organ Refinisher
  • Polisher, Wooden Furniture - Furniture Finishing
  • Satin Finisher - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Shader - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Shellac Sprayers - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Spray Stainer - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Sprayer, Rough Shellac - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Touch-up Person - Furniture Finishing
  • Touch-up Worker - Furniture Finishing
  • Trimmer - Furniture Finishing
  • Wash-off Operator - Furniture Finishing
  • Whitener - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Wood Finisher - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Wood Grainer - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing
  • Finishing Machine Operator - Furniture Manufacturing
  • Furniture Finisher
  • Furniture Polisher - Furniture Finishing
  • Furniture Refinisher
  • Furniture Stainer
  • Furniture Stripper
  • Touch-up Person - Furniture Finishing
  • Trimmer - Furniture Finishing
  • Wash-off Operator - Furniture Finishing
  • Wood Finisher - Furniture Finishing And Refinishing

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for furniture finishers and refinishers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $23,264
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $31,927
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $32,612
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for furniture finishers and refinishers.

Gender Median Income
Male $32,612
Female $34,665
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (3 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for furniture finishers and refinishers.

$39,000.00
Lowest Observed
$58,500.00
Highest Observed
$39,000.00
25th Percentile
$48,750.00
Average
$48,750.00
Median
$58,500.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for furniture finishers and refinishers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 55
25 to 34 years 50
35 to 44 years 60
45 to 54 years 40
55 to 64 years 50
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 260
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for furniture finishers and refinishers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 80
Part Time 180
Total 260
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for furniture finishers and refinishers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 210
Female 40
Total 255
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for furniture finishers and refinishers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 225
Self Employed 35
Total 260
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for furniture finishers and refinishers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 245
Unemployed 10
Total 260
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for furniture finishers and refinishers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 75
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 135
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 25
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 20
Total 260
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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