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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Upholsterers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Furniture & related product manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Upholsterers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Upholsterers, by average wage, is Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing. Upholsterers are paid most in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Caldwell & Alexander Counties PUMA, NC.


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Demographic information on Upholsterers in the US. The average age of male Upholsterers in the workforce is 44.6 and of female Upholsterers is 49.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Upholsterers is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Upholsterers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Upholsterers is Business but a relatively high number of Upholsterers hold a major in Parks, Recreation, & Leisure.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Upholsterers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Upholsterers need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking, Quality Control Analysis, and Complex Problem Solving. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Upholsterers need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Equipment Selection.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Upholsterers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Upholsterers are expected to see a growth of 0.3% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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