The average hourly pay for a Concrete Finisher is $18.08.
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Job Description for Concrete Finisher
After receiving a request to place concrete, concrete finishers create plans, put the concrete into place, and then finish it; they are also responsible for repairing concrete when necessary. Tasks performed by concrete finishers typically include setting forms, helping survey crews set stringline, building forms before concrete placement, and stripping forms after concrete placement, among others. Additionally, concrete finishers regularly use power tools to manipulate concrete and smooth it ou…Read more
Concrete Finisher Tasks
- Waterproof, finish, and repair concrete in new and existing structures.
- Install items into freshly poured concrete.
- Spread, level, and smooth wet concrete.
- Create concrete forms and use machinery to direct wet concrete into them.
Popular Employer Salaries for Concrete Finisher
The top respondents for the job title Concrete Finisher are from the companies Metromont Corporation, Tradesmen International, Inc. and Coreslab Structures, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Tradesmen International, Inc. where the average pay is $17.70. Coreslab Structures, Inc. pays the lowest at around $15.00.
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Popular Skills for Concrete Finisher
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Skills in Team Leadership, Heavy Equipment Operation, Precision Measurement and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation.
Pay by Experience Level for Concrete Finisher
An entry-level Concrete Finisher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.88 based on 37 salaries. An early career Concrete Finisher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.77 based on 614 salaries. A mid-career Concrete Finisher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.87 based on 357 salaries. An experienced Concrete Finisher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.86 based on 546 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Concrete Finisher in their job title in Phoenix, Arizona earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Columbus, Ohio (6.9% more) and Denver, Colorado (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (14.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.0% less).
Years of Experience
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