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 $18.86 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of Tile or Marble Setters claim high levels of job satisfaction. Somewhere between a fifth and a fourth enjoy medical while nearly one-tenth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than one in ten. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$19,487 - $87,140

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$11.39 - $35.14

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$19,487 - $87,140  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
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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$23,788 - $77,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.39 - $35.14  
   
Overtime
$16.63 - $45.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
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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$23,788 - $77,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 274
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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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Tile or Marble Setters who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Tile SETTer and Precision Measurement are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Those listing Precision Measurement as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Tile or Marble Setter

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


For many Tile or Marble Setters, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $31K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $37K. For Tile or Marble Setters, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $46K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $51K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

Tile SETTer
up arrow 8%

National Average
$41,000

Precision Measurement
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 22% dental benefits Dental: 10%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 77%
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