Flooring Installer Salary

A Flooring Installer earns an average wage of $16.12 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are carpet, Team Leadership, and Construction Estimating.
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$24,563 - $78,555
$25K
$47K
$79K
MEDIAN: $46,808
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50%
90%

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$10.87 - $25.71
$11
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $16.12
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$24,563 - $78,555  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $8,241  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$23,536 - $64,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 237
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.87 - $25.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.02 - $11.63  
Overtime
$15.37 - $39.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$103.04 - $8,241  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$23,536 - $64,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 788

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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

Pay by Experience for a Flooring Installer has a positive trend. An entry-level Flooring Installer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 414 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Flooring Installer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 238 salaries. An experienced Flooring Installer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 363 salaries. A Flooring Installer 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 226 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,684

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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 121 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Flooring Installer Salaries

▲34%

▲12%

National Average
$38,000

▼3%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Flooring Installer Salaries

carpet
▲35%


Construction Estimating
▲10%

National Average
$38,000

Sanding
▼1%


Precision Measurement
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 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
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 81%