Insulation Installer Salary

Male Insulation Installers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $13.78 per hour in the United States. Slightly less than one-half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, slightly more than half report medical coverage and more than a third claim dental coverage as well. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$19,553 - $51,278
(Median)
$20K
$30K
$51K
MEDIAN: $30,110
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$9.93 - $19.78
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,553 - $51,278  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$21,700 - $50,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $19.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.31  
Overtime
$13.09 - $30.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
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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$21,700 - $50,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Job Description for Insulation Installer

  • Load and unload materials, clean job site.
  • Prepare surfaces prior to installation.
  • Install various types of insulation.
  • Drive company vehicle.

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Pay by Experience Level for Insulation Installer

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


For many Insulation Installers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $29K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $35K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Insulation Installers make a median salary of $36K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $38K.

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Experience Affects Insulation Installer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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