Cover Inspector

Inspect sewed parts of cushion and upholstery covers.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cover Inspectors do?

Inspects sewed parts of cushion and upholstery covers for stitching defects and conformity to specifications: Marks defects with chalk and rips out faulty seams. Measures skirts with yardstick. Records number of defects found. May carry defective covers to sewing department and identify defects to be repaired. May be designated according to type of cover inspected as Cushion-Cover Inspector; Sofa-Cover Inspector.

Should I be a Cover Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Cushion-Cover Inspector, Sofa-Cover Inspector, Upholstery Covers Inspector

    How to become a Cover Inspector

    Most Cover Inspectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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