A Carpet Installer earns an average wage of $16.30 per hour. A skill in Flooring Installation is associated with high pay for this job.

$21,615 - $72,853
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$40K
$73K
MEDIAN: $39,997
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$10.28 - $30.84
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$21,615 - $72,853  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$22,446 - $71,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $30.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.89  
Overtime
$14.68 - $49.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$22,446 - $71,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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Job Description for Carpet Installer

Carpet installers have a physical job with many responsibilities, including measuring and prepping a room for carpeting, ripping up and disposing of old carpet, going over samples and carpet products with clients, and installing the new carpet. Carpet installers should have an eye for detail, be able to complete a job once they've started, be able to work well with others and be able to work well on their own with minimal supervision. They must also be able to move equipment and flooring, communicate well with clients and coworkers, and solve problems.

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Carpet Installer Tasks

  • Drive to sites, remove existing carpeting, assess condition of floors, and install new carpet.
  • Answer questions, provide information, and represent the organization.
  • Ensure a safe working environment.
  • Clean work areas and vehicles, remove scraps, and dispose of materials.
  • Carry equipment, materials, and goods to and from various locations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Carpet Installer

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

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Key Stats for Carpet Installer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Carpet Installer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 34%

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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