Cabinet Installer Salary
Cabinet Installers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $17.76 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to just under one in three, and one-seventh earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$30,410 - $87,810|
|Bonus||$394.53 - $5,068|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$26,844 - $65,931|
|Hourly Rate||$12.20 - $26.64|
|Overtime||$18.47 - $38.25|
|Bonus||$394.53 - $5,068|
|Total Pay (||$26,844 - $65,931|
Job Description for Cabinet Installer
Cabinet installers use their knowledge of carpentry, trim carpentry (such as fascia, the toe kick, and moldings), and installation techniques to install cabinet. Cabinet installers perform finishing work, so an eye for detail is required. These professionals most frequently work in residential environments, although they sometimes perform commercial work as well. Knowledge of painting and/or staining wood may be useful. Some cabinet installers also install countertops, which come in a variety of materials (such as laminate and solid surface).Read More...
Residential work performed by cabinet installers most frequently occurs in the kitchen or bathroom, but they may also work in closets, garages, multipurpose rooms, pantries, laundry rooms, and other areas. Installers should be comfortable working with both power tools and hand tools; power tools are often used in the cabinet-building process, and hand tools are necessary for the finishing process. Most employers expect the installer to own their own tools, and some ask that installers have their own truck as well. Cabinet installers are required to lift and carry heavy objects frequently.
Cabinet installers may work with two types of products: custom or ready-made; strong attention to detail is necessary for installers working with both types of products. They should also have a knowledge of basic math, as installers may be asked to measure rooms and spaces before installation and must ensure that all components fit as needed during installation.
Cabinet Installer Tasks
- Clean work area and tools.
- Use tools to shape materials for project requirements.
- Purchase materials for company.
- Read sketches and blueprints to set up for project.
- Build and install cabinets.
Pay by Experience Level for Cabinet Installer
Pay by Experience for a Cabinet Installer has a positive trend. An entry-level Cabinet Installer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 154 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cabinet Installer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 125 salaries. An experienced Cabinet Installer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 174 salaries. A Cabinet Installer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 94 salaries.
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