Men represent the vast majority of Tile or Marble Setters in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $19.59 per hour nationwide. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Slightly less than one-fifth enjoy medical while close to a tenth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to fewer than one in ten. Job satisfaction for Tile or Marble Setters is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$23,913 - $77,896
(Median)
$24K
$49K
$78K
MEDIAN: $48,793
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.00 - $34.46
(Median)
$12
$20
$34
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$23,913 - $77,896  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $10,067  
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).
)
$25,199 - $75,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $34.46  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.50  
Overtime
$15.57 - $45.81  
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$102.13 - $10,067  
   
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).
)
$25,199 - $75,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 363
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

Tile or Marble Setter Tasks

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Tile or Marble Setter


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


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.

Tile or Marble Setter Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Tile or Marble Setter

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Tile or Marble Setters. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $31K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $38K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Tile or Marble Setters make a median salary of $46K. Tile or Marble Setters who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $53K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Flooring Installation
up arrow 2%

Tile SETTer
up arrow 7%

Precision Measurement
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
medical benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 80%
ADVERTISEMENT