Drapery and Upholstery Measurer

Call at customers' homes to take measurements for and estimate costs.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $73,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Drapery and Upholstery Measurers do?

Calls at customers’ homes to take measurements for and estimate cost of fabricating draperies and window shades, slipcovers, and upholstery: Measures area of furniture to be covered. Draws sketches to scale of work to be done. Discusses selection of fabric and other materials with customer, using material samples, and informs customer of material, fabrication, and installations costs. May be designated according to specialty as Slip-Cover Estimator; Window-Shade Estimator.

Should I be a Drapery and Upholstery Measurer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Social: You're happiest working on teams or with other people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Bid Analyst, Upholstery and Drapery Measurer

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