Furniture Installer Salary

Male Furniture Installers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $14.54 per hour in the United States. Lower pay rates hover around $10.29 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $18.96. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While some workers in this profession — just over two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, roughly one-half do receive medical benefits and over a third have dental insurance. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Furniture Installers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$19,671 - $46,369
(Median)
$20K
$34K
$46K
MEDIAN: $34,143
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$10.29 - $18.96
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$10
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$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,671 - $46,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
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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$22,833 - $43,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.29 - $18.96  
   
Overtime
$14.92 - $26.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,036  
   
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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$22,833 - $43,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 258
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Job Description for Furniture Installer

  • Read, understand and work from complex blueprints.
  • Assemble and install furniture efficiently and according to manufactures recommended procedures; correctly operate a variety of trade tools, I.E. screwdriver, drill, wrench.
  • Deliver heavy disassembled furniture items from store or warehouse to client’s desired location.
  • Relay any issues to management, such as damage to furniture, client property, or installation problems.

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Survey results show that Furniture Installers typically report just a few professional skills. Tools and Team Leadership are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Team Leadership and Tools.

Pay by Experience Level for Furniture Installer

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


Furniture Installers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $27K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $32K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Furniture Installers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $35K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $38K.

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Experience Affects Furniture Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Furniture Installer Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Tools
up arrow 3%

Team Leadership
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 44%
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