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Carpet Installer Salary (United States)

A Carpet Installer earns an average wage of $16.33 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Flooring Installation is associated with high pay for this job.
Carpet Installer Salary (?
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$23,489 - $76,000
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76K
MEDIAN: $35,450
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Carpet Installer Salary (?
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$10.06 - $29.26
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$23,489 - $76,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,495  
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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$21,665 - $75,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $29.26  
   
Overtime
$1.07 - $38.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,495  
   
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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$21,665 - $75,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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
  • Clean work areas and vehicles, remove scraps, and dispose of materials.
  • Carry equipment, materials, and goods to and from various locations.
  • Ensure a safe working environment.
  • Drive to sites, remove existing carpeting, assess condition of floors, and install new carpet.
  • Answer questions, provide information, and represent the organization.

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Pay by Experience Level for Carpet Installer

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Experience Affects Carpet Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$36,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 27% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 73%