Flooring Installer Salary

Total annual pay for Flooring Installers is approximately $37K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — just over a half on average. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. About a fourth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and around one in eight collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Flooring Installers is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,490 - $72,177
(Median)
$23K
$40K
$72K
MEDIAN: $40,499
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$10.18 - $25.57
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$10
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$23,490 - $72,177  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,445  
Total Pay (?
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$22,085 - $62,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 149
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.18 - $25.57  
   
Overtime
$10.93 - $37.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,445  
   
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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$22,085 - $62,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 422
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Job Description for Flooring Installer

A flooring installer installs a variety of flooring inside of residential or commercial buildings. Typically, they install carpet, vinyl, ceramic, hardwood, and laminate flooring, although they may be trained to install other types. Generally, a flooring installer is referred to as a type of construction worker and is skilled in other types of labor. Additionally, most professional flooring installers will specialize in a specific type of flooring.

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Flooring 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 Flooring Installer

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


Flooring Installers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $28K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $36K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $40K in this role. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $46K on average.

Flooring Installer Reviews

What is it like working as a Flooring Installer?

Flooring Installer in Buffalo:
"Floor installations."
Pros: Like to see the transformation of the before and after when the job is completed.
Cons: The toll it takes on you knee and back.

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Experience Affects Flooring Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 76%
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