Upholsterer

Kaiwhakapaipai Uhinga Waka

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Upholsterers make, install and attach the springs, padding, linings and covers of furniture.

Pay

Trainee upholsterers usually earn

$33K-$42K per year

Qualified upholsterers usually earn

$52K-$62K per year

Source: Competenz, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an upholsterer are average due to stable numbers of people in the role.
Nikki Burnet attaching new padding to a chair

Upholsterers revive old furniture by attaching new coverings

Last updated 13 April 2017