Furniture Finishers


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Furniture Finishers

Furniture Finishers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Furniture manufacturers are located throughout the nation. Some of the largest manufacturers are in North Carolina, Michigan, and Mississippi. Smaller companies that make furniture by request tend to be in larger cities, where there are more people to buy their products.

Major employers:

  • Household furniture manufacturers
  • Kitchen cabinet manufacturers
  • Furniture repair shops
  • Office furniture manufacturers
  • Furniture stores

Outlook

Demand is expected to decline for this occupation. Competition is strong from imported furniture products, however, there is some demand for domestic wood furniture. Job prospects are best for furniture finishers who can maintain newer equipment.

Some job opportunities will arise as furniture finishers retire or leave this occupation for other reasons. This is a very small occupation and very few new jobs will be available.

Furniture Finishers (CIS 100091)

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Illinois
639
Very small
&
-0.8%
5.8%
>>>>
59
Very few
  Champaign Area
11
Very small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
57
Medium
&
1.8%
5.0%
>>>>
5
Few
  Cook County
239
Very small
&
-1.7%
5.6%
>>>>
21
Very few
  Decatur Area
5
Very small
&
20.0%
7.0%
>>>>
0
None
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
40
Very small
&
5.0%
9.7%
>>>>
4
Very few
  Du Page County
69
Very small
&
-2.9%
5.4%
>>>>
6
Very few
  Lake County
30
Very small
&
3.3%
8.6%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
24
Very small
&
8.3%
7.3%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
7
Very small
&
-14.3%
4.3%
>>>>
0
None
  Rockford Area
32
Small
&
-3.1%
7.6%
>>>>
3
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
13
Very small
&
0.0%
6.4%
>>>>
1
Very few
United States
17,400
Very small
&
-4.0%
3.7%
>>>>
1,700
Very few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.