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.

$30,410 - $87,810
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$50K
$88K
MEDIAN: $49,719
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$12.20 - $26.64
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MEDIAN: $17.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$30,410 - $87,810  
   
Bonus
$394.53 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$2,800  
Total Pay (?
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$26,844 - $65,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.20 - $26.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.33  
Overtime
$18.47 - $38.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$394.53 - $5,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,800  
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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$26,844 - $65,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 378

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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

  • 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.

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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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Key Stats for Cabinet Installer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Cabinet Installer Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Cabinet Installer Salaries

Cabinetry Installation
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Customer Service
▼3%

Carpentry
▼4%

Carpenter
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 68%
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