Carpet Installer Salary

A Carpet Installer earns an average wage of $16.26 per hour. A skill in Flooring Installation is associated with high pay for this job.

$21,451 - $76,522
$21K
$38K
$77K
MEDIAN: $38,000
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90%

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$10.41 - $31.25
$10
$16
$31
MEDIAN: $16.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$21,451 - $76,522  
   
Bonus
$1,250  
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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$22,587 - $73,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $31.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.89  
Overtime
$14.68 - $49.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,250  
   
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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$22,587 - $73,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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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

Pay by Experience for a Carpet Installer has a positive trend. An entry-level Carpet Installer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Carpet Installer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Carpet Installer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 57 salaries. A Carpet Installer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 48 salaries.

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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
▲35%

Late-Career
▲35%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼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%
no benefits
None: 63%