Tile or Marble Setter Salary (United States)

Most Tile or Marble Setters in the United States are men, earning an average of $18.59 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to about one-fourth, and 11 percent earn dental coverage. Most Tile or Marble Setters report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Tile or Marble Setter Salary (?
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$18,230 - $80,446
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,670
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Tile or Marble Setter Salary (?
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$10.58 - $34.42
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$18,230 - $80,446  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,957  
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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$22,453 - $72,928  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.58 - $34.42  
   
Overtime
$15.11 - $46.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,957  
   
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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$22,453 - $72,928  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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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.
Pay for Tile or Marble Setters increases steadily with experience. Beginning workers can expect to earn $31K starting out, which grows to $38K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $44K after one to two decades. After 20 years in the field, Tile or Marble Setters see their salaries growing more slowly, eventually averaging out to $49,865. Age distribution in this workforce is widespread and evident in its breakdown: 35 percent of those who answered report one to nine years of experience; 37 percent claim 10-20 years, and 27 percent have more than two decades under their belt.
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Experience Affects Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$41,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 76%