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Upholsterer - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Upholsterer"

How much does an Upholsterer in the federal government get paid? $72,695.75* *Based on the 2021 average.

Upholsterer was the 527th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 4 employed. The most common payscale was the supervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2021, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Upholstering, with an average salary of $72,696.

Government Upholstering jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Upholstering job is FWS-7, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This standard covers nonsupervisory work that involves repairing and replacing upholstery, including fabrics, springs, webbing, filling, and padding, on items such as furniture, seats, and structural framework in houses, rooms, offices, aircraft, ships, boats, railroad cars, automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles or equipment.

Agencies that have hired an Upholsterer

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 4 $72,695.75

Upholsterer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Upholsterer is $72,695.75. The highest paid Upholsterer made $74,777 in 2021.

Common Upholsterer Payscales

Payscale Number of Upholstering Employees
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 4

Starting Paygrade: $10.20 to $26.59 / hour at paygrade FWS-7
Maximum Paygrade: $11.13 to $30.53 / hour at paygrade FWS-9

Other Jobs at the FWS-7 Paygrade

FWS-7 is the starting paygrade for Upholstering jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-7 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Explosives OperatingFWS-4FWS-8
Offset PhotographyFWS-7FWS-11
Maintenance MechanicFWS-7FWS-10

Average Upholstering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for an Upholsterer was $50,119. Since then, the average pay has increased to $72,696 in 2021.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 3106.

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