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 $45,311
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $32,948
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $46,579
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $34,452
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $34,921
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 $34,921
Female $37,747
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 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 30
25 to 34 years 60
35 to 44 years 55
45 to 54 years 135
55 to 64 years 95
65 to 74 years 40
75 years and over 0
Total 420
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 170
Part Time 220
Total 400
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 380
Female 40
Total 420
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 365
Self Employed 60
Total 420
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 405
Unemployed 10
Total 420
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 110
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 165
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 45
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 50
Total 400
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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