Career Attributes

  • $34,640
  • 41,600
  • 3.3
  • 0.5%
  • High school diploma
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Upholsterer Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 41,600 Upholsterers in the United States. The Upholsterer job market is expected to grow by 0.5% between 2016 and 2026.

Upholsterer Employability Rating

F Sokanu rates Upholsterers with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 6,000 Upholsterers. That number is based on 200 additional Upholsterers, and the retirement of 5,800 existing Upholsterers.

Supply of Upholsterers

The Upholsterer industry is concentrated in North Carolina, Mississippi, and California.

Upholsterer Job Market by State

State name Employed Upholsterers
North Carolina 6,700
Mississippi 3,460
California 3,360
Indiana 2,200
Texas 1,690
Florida 1,400
New York 1,220
Tennessee 930
Virginia 910
Missouri 880
Georgia 850
Illinois 840
Pennsylvania 830
Ohio 640
Arizona 600
Michigan 530
Oregon 430
Maryland 380
New Jersey 360
Washington 320
Nevada 270
Colorado 260
Wisconsin 260
Arkansas 260
Massachusetts 250
Oklahoma 250
Alabama 220
Iowa 210
South Carolina 210
Kentucky 150
Connecticut 140
Kansas 120
Utah 120
Idaho 110
Nebraska 70
New Hampshire 60
Montana 60
Louisiana 50
Delaware 50
Maine 40
South Dakota 30

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Career Attributes

  • $34,640
  • 41,600
  • 3.3
  • 0.5%
  • High school diploma
More Attributes