Carpet Installer Salary

A Carpet Installer earns an average wage of $17.80 per hour. A skill in Flooring Installation is associated with high pay for this job.

$18,684 - $71,667
(Median)
$19K
$34K
$72K
MEDIAN: $33,522
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$10.17 - $30.47
(Median)
$10
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$18,684 - $71,667  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,750  
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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$21,001 - $71,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $30.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$20.00  
Overtime
$14.79 - $48.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,750  
   
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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$21,001 - $71,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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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

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

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Experience Affects Carpet Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 75%
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