Furniture Installer Salary

Male Furniture Installers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $14.41 per hour in the United States. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, a little less than half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by approximately one-half and dental insurance is reported by nearly one in three. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$20,398 - $50,418
(Median)
$20K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,000
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$10.32 - $18.62
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,398 - $50,418  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,200  
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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$22,857 - $43,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.32 - $18.62  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$15.04 - $26.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,200  
   
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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$22,857 - $43,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 310
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Job Description for Furniture Installer

Furniture installers are generally responsible for loading and unloading trucks of small and large pieces of furniture. Other duties vary depending on the employer, and many furniture installers also paint, assemble, and dissemble furniture. They are also responsible for placing new orders of furniture that is needed for clients, as well as delivering and installing furniture, office systems, shelves, and parts of cubicles.

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Furniture Installer Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Furniture Installer

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


For Furniture Installers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $27K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $32K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $35K in this role. After two decades in the workforce, the average Furniture Installer generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $38K.

Furniture Installer Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Furniture Installer in New Orleans:
"Leave Cell phone at home."
Be interested in what you are doing, show care and concern at your task, have pride in your job weather you think its important or not. Do all your work to the best of your abilities. Put forth effort at the lower paying jobs and you will get promoted and earn more money. LEAVE YOUR CELL PHONE AT HOME. Face book and all other social media have no place at work, keep your social time and the time that you are being paid for separate.

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Experience Affects Furniture Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Furniture Installer Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 10%

Blueprints
up arrow 3%

Tools
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Assembler
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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