Tile or Marble Setter Salary

Male Tile or Marble Setters number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $19.44 per hour in the United States. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Slightly less than a fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one-tenth collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,149 - $76,465
$24K
$48K
$76K
MEDIAN: $48,203
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50%
90%

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$12.07 - $33.77
$12
$19
$34
MEDIAN: $19.44
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$24,149 - $76,465  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $10,033  
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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$25,440 - $74,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.07 - $33.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.48  
Overtime
$15.67 - $46.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$103.04 - $10,033  
   
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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$25,440 - $74,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 378

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Job Description for Tile or Marble Setter

Tile or marble setters generally work for construction companies, although they may be self-employed. They install marble or tiles made of durable materials such as granite, ceramic and porcelain to walls, kitchen counters, floors, swimming pools, roof decks and other surfaces. Some tile or marble setters are required to perform intricate cuts for artistic or decorative layouts.

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Tile or Marble Setter Tasks

  • Cut tiles to fit into irregular spaces and corners.
  • Secure tiles by applying cement, grout, and other adhesives using a brush, trowel and screed.
  • Measure and level work surface using levels, straight edges and squares.
  • Design and lay tiles into a desired pattern.

Common Career Paths for Tile or Marble Setter


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Tile or Marble Setters often transition into Construction Project Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Construction Project Managers earn $70K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Tile or Marble Setter

Pay by Experience for a Tile or Marble Setter has a positive trend. An entry-level Tile or Marble Setter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 132 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tile or Marble Setter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Tile or Marble Setter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 218 salaries. A Tile or Marble Setter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 116 salaries.

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Key Stats for Tile or Marble Setter

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

▲9%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

National Average
$42,000


▼6%

Precision Measurement
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 79%