The average wage for a Floor Layer is $16.58 per hour.

$31,997 - $78,108
(Median)
$32K
$51K
$78K
MEDIAN: $51,250
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$9.97 - $32.43
(Median)
$10
$17
$32
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,997 - $78,108  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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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$21,800 - $71,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $32.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.50  
Overtime
$24.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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).
)
$21,800 - $71,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Job Description for Floor Layer

Floor layers are responsible for laying various floor coverings in all types of buildings and handling a variety of materials in the process, including carpet, wood, tile, cement, laminate, linoleum, vinyl, and rubber. This position is physical in nature, and the majority of work is performed in an indoor environment.

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Floor Layer Tasks

  • Prepare sites by cleaning, removing obstacles and adding guidelines at appropriate measurements.
  • Install a variety of flooring materials on different types of substrate.
  • Measure floor areas, provide cost estimates and collect supplies for specific projects.
  • Clean sites and confirm quality of floors, documenting adherence to specifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Floor Layer

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

Floor Layer Reviews

What is it like working as a Floor Layer?

Floor Layer in Carlisle:
"I enjoy the work as every day has a different task."
Pros: I enjoy the work as every day has a different task and a different atmosphere.
Cons: There is a lot of travel involved in my job.

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Experience Affects Floor Layer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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