Floor Layer Salary

The average pay for a Floor Layer is $16.34 per hour. A skill in Flooring Installation is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,161 - $78,108
$25K
$49K
$78K
MEDIAN: $49,355
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50%
90%

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$9.80 - $31.65
$9
$16
$32
MEDIAN: $16.18
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$25,161 - $78,108  
   
Bonus
$500  
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 - $69,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $31.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.50  
Overtime
$13.38 - $32.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$500  
   
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 - $69,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Floor Layer

Pay by Experience for a Floor Layer has a positive trend. An entry-level Floor Layer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Floor Layer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Floor Layer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 23 salaries. A Floor Layer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 13 salaries.

Floor Layer Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Floor Layer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Floor Layer Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

Late-Career
▲24%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 61%
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