A Flooring Installer earns an average wage of $16.18 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are carpet and Team Leadership.
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$24,254 - $79,705
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$46K
$80K
MEDIAN: $46,134
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90%

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$10.75 - $25.69
$11
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$26
MEDIAN: $16.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$24,254 - $79,705  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $4,328  
Profit Sharing
$3,300  
Total Pay (?
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$23,235 - $65,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.75 - $25.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02 - $11.63  
Overtime
$15.35 - $38.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$193.92 - $4,328  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,300  
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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$23,235 - $65,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 810

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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

  • Drive to sites, remove existing carpeting, assess condition of floors, and install new carpet.
  • Answer questions, provide information, and represent the organization.
  • Ensure a safe working environment.
  • Clean work areas and vehicles, remove scraps, and dispose of materials.
  • Carry equipment, materials, and goods to and from various locations.

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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 Installer Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Flooring Installer

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Flooring Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%


Skills That Affect Flooring Installer Salaries

carpet
up arrow 36%


Sanding
0%

National Average
$38,000


Precision Measurement
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 80%
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