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Cabinet Installer Salary

Men make up the majority of Cabinet Installers in the United States, bringing in about $16.70 per hour. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to more than a third, and a little less than one-fifth earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Cabinet Installers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$27,144 - $73,840
(Median)
$27K
$42K
$74K
MEDIAN: $42,408
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90%

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$12.14 - $25.50
(Median)
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$27,144 - $73,840  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$27,057 - $61,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $25.50  
   
Overtime
$14.99 - $32.80  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
Total Pay (?
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).
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$27,057 - $61,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 229

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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).

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Cabinet Installer Tasks

  • Read sketches and blueprints to set up for project.
  • Build and install cabinets.
  • Purchase materials for company.
  • Clean work area and tools.
  • Use tools to shape materials for project requirements.

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Survey takers who work as Cabinet Installers usually report a few specific skills. Customer Service and Cabinetry Installation are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Cabinet Installer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Cabinet Installers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $33K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $37K on average. On average, Cabinet Installers make $40K following one to two decades on the job. Cabinet Installers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $49K.

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Experience Affects Cabinet Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Cabinet Installer Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

National Average
$38,000

Cabinetry Installation
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 63%
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