Tile or Marble Setter Salary
|Salary||$24,086 - $74,983|
|Bonus||$481.77 - $10,090|
|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).)
|$26,262 - $73,759|
|Hourly Rate||$12.45 - $34.38|
|Overtime||$16.49 - $44.93|
|Bonus||$481.77 - $10,090|
|Total Pay (||$26,262 - $73,759|
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...
There are typically no educational requirements for tile or marble setter positions; previous experience in a related role is usually needed. Most tile and marble setters learn their trade through an apprenticeship program or on-the-job learning. They may start working as a helper to an experienced tile or marble setter.
Tile or marble setters must be able to use relevant tools, such as saws, to cut tile. Since installing tile or marble is physically demanding, they must be able to stoop, squat, bend, climb and kneel. Many employers require that tile or marble setters pass a background check, as well as a drug screen. They may have to drive their company’s truck to go to job sites; therefore, they must have a valid driver license and a clean driving record. Some employers require that their tile or marble setters are bondable since they often work inside clients’ houses. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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.
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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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