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Tile or Marble Setter Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Tile or Marble Setters earn an average of $19.40 per hour. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Tile or Marble Setters report high levels of job satisfaction. Just over one in five enjoy medical while roughly a tenth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to fewer than one in ten. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$18,449 - $88,088
(Median)
$18K
$44K
$88K
MEDIAN: $44,081
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90%

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$11.85 - $35.20
(Median)
$12
$19
$35
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$18,449 - $88,088  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,526  
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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$24,380 - $77,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.85 - $35.20  
   
Overtime
$15.53 - $45.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,526  
   
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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$24,380 - $77,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 257

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Job Description for Tile or Marble Setter

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

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Survey takers who work as Tile or Marble Setters report a focused set of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Tile SETTer command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 35 percent above average. Precision Measurement, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Tile or Marble Setter

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


Tile or Marble Setters who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $31K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $39K. On average, Tile or Marble Setters make $47K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $51K.

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Experience Affects Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

Tile SETTer
up arrow 35%

National Average
$42,000

Precision Measurement
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 22% dental benefits Dental: 10%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 78%
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