Curtains and Draperies Salesperson

Sell curtains, draperies, slipcovers, bedspreads, and yard goods.
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Quick Stats


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Good

Salary Range
$16,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Curtains and Draperies Salespeople do?

Sells curtains, draperies, slipcovers, bedspreads, and yard goods from which these may be made: Displays samples of fabric and advises customer regarding color and pattern of material or style that will complement furnishings in customer’s home. Selects size or number of curtains or drapes required, based on customer’s specifications or window measurements. May estimate cost of fabricating draperies, curtains, or slipcovers. May measure and cut fabric from bolt. May also sell curtain and drapery rods and window shades. Performs other duties as described under SALESPERSON Master Title. May sell custom-made draperies to customers in their homes and be designated Salesperson, Custom Draperies.


Should I be a Curtains and Draperies Salesperson?

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: Drapery Counselor, Drapery Estimator, Salesperson, Curtains and Draperies, Salesperson, Custom Draperies

    How to Become a
    Curtains and Draperies Salesperson

    Most Curtains and Draperies Salespeople have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9cagaa&chl=no+college+%2887%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29||bachelor%27s+%289%25%29||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,87,87
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