Tile or Marble Setter Salary

Men make up the majority of Tile or Marble Setters in the United States, bringing in about $19.19 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 like their work and job satisfaction is high. Slightly less than a fourth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and around a tenth collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$19,487 - $87,140
(Median)
$19K
$46K
$87K
MEDIAN: $46,146
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$11.66 - $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
$19,487 - $87,140  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,529  
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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$24,207 - $78,313  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.66 - $35.20  
   
Overtime
$17.34 - $46.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,529  
   
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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$24,207 - $78,313  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 275
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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 usually report a few specific skills. Tile SETTer and Precision Measurement are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. 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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Tile or Marble Setters. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $30K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $37K. Tile or Marble Setters see a median salary of $46K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $51K.

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Experience Affects Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

Tile SETTer
up arrow 7%

National Average
$41,000

Precision Measurement
up arrow 32%

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
38%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 22% dental benefits Dental: 10%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 77%
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