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Tile or Marble Setter Salary

A sizeable majority of Tile or Marble Setters in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $19.48 per hour. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Tile or Marble Setters enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Just over a fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and close to a tenth collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$18,449 - $88,088
(Median)
$18K
$46K
$88K
MEDIAN: $46,146
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90%

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$11.73 - $35.41
(Median)
$12
$19
$35
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$18,449 - $88,088  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,527  
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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$24,084 - $78,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $35.41  
   
Overtime
$15.33 - $45.67  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,527  
   
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).
)
$24,084 - $78,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 248

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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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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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $31K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $39K. Tile or Marble Setters see a median salary of $47K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $51K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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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 26%

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
28%

Common Health Benefits

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