Upholstery Trimmer

Attach trimming materials to upholstered frames.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Upholstery Trimmers do?

Attaches gimp, braid, binding, skirts, or other trimming material to upholstered frames, following instruction on work ticket, using glue, staples, nails, or tacks.


Should I be an Upholstery Trimmer?

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

  • How to become an Upholstery Trimmer

    Upholstery Trimmers 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 Upholstery Trimmer-related education!
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