Cushion Builder

Secure paddings over cushion springs.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cushion Builders do?

Secures padding over cushion springs, previously tied into metal frames to form furniture cushions: Places padding on springs and frame. Fastens padding in place, using needle and cord. Sews inner covering of cotton material and outer covering over padded frame. Routes padded cushion to other workers for final sewing.

Should I be a Cushion Builder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Cushion Builder

    Cushion Builders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Cushion Builder-related education!
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