Flooring Installer Salary (United States)

Men represent the vast majority of Flooring Installers in the United States. People in this role can an average of earn $17.14 per hour nationwide. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. In this profession, 24 percent individuals enjoy medical and dental coverage, and less than 10 have vision insurance, as well. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Flooring Installer Salary (?
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$24,497 - $73,200
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MEDIAN: $42,451
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Flooring Installer Salary (?
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$10.27 - $27.59
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$24,497 - $73,200  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,486  
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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$23,315 - $65,811  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.27 - $27.59  
   
Overtime
$7.71 - $37.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,486  
   
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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$23,315 - $65,811  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 244
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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.
In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher salaries. New salaries start at $29K and reach $38K in five to 10 years. Earnings total $41K after one to two decades. Salaries tend to grow less rapidly after achieving 20 years of experience, with more senior Flooring Installers earning an average of $44K per year. The range of experience in this workforce varies greatly: 37 percent of respondents have between one and nine years of experience; 35 percent have between 10 and 20 years, and 26 percent boast more than two decades of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Denver
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Portland
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National Average
$39,000
San Diego
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For Flooring Installers, Denver provides a pay rate that is 33 percent greater than the national average. Flooring Installers will also find cushy salaries in Portland (+7 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Diego, 4 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Flooring Installer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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$39,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

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Male
100%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 75%
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