$45,146
Avg. Salary
$17.90
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$972

Bonus

$1,750

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Concrete Finisher is $17.90 per hour.

The average pay for a Concrete Finisher is $45,146 per year.

$12.66
10%
$17.90
50%
$26.70
90%
MEDIAN $17.90
$28k
10%
$45k
50%
$69k
90%
MEDIAN $45,146
$27,790 - $68,907
$28K
$45K
$69K
MEDIAN: $45,146
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50%
90%

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$12.66 - $26.70
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MEDIAN: $17.90
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$0$68K
Salary $27,790 - $68,907
Bonus $104 - $4,087
Profit Sharing $196 - $6,183
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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$27,632 - $62,403
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 116
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.66 - $26.70
Hourly Tips $0.09
Overtime $18.30 - $38.48
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $104 - $4,087
Profit Sharing $196 - $6,183
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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$27,632 - $62,403
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,812

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 out.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Concrete Finisher


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Concrete Finishers who go on to become Concrete Foremans may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Concrete Foremans is $52K annually.

Concrete Finisher Job Listings

Popular Skills for Concrete Finisher


Concrete Finishers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with heavy equipment operator, Finishing, and Carpenter are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 35 percent, 26 percent, and 25 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include form carpenter, Blueprints, and Concrete. Concrete finisher and Machine Operation are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Concrete Finisher

Pay by Experience for a Concrete Finisher has a positive trend. An entry-level Concrete Finisher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 385 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Concrete Finisher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 250 salaries. An experienced Concrete Finisher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 382 salaries. A Concrete Finisher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 214 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,698

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Concrete Finishers, working in the bustling city of Florida has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Concrete Finishers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Colorado Springs (+11 percent), Columbus (+6 percent), Denver (+5 percent), and San Diego (+2 percent). Concrete Finishers in Oklahoma City earn salaries far below the national average by 21 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Below-median salaries also turn up in Grand Rapids and San Antonio (21 percent lower and 16 percent lower, respectively).

Concrete Finisher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Concrete Finisher?

Concrete Finisher in Salt Lake City:
"Sucks."
Pros: The beautiful atmosphere
Cons: The pay compared to cost of living

Concrete Finisher in Phoenix:
"Hard work."
Make sure you wear work gloves and have good knee pads.

Concrete Finisher in Lake County:
Pros: It is clpse to home.
Cons: Working in eastlake.

Concrete Finisher in Seattle:
"Physical toll."
Get medical insurance and disability coverage.

Concrete Finisher in Seattle:
"We are all here to make money and build ourselves a better f."
Be smart , punctual , professional ,mature, educated, proactive , and always work safely.

Concrete Finisher in Houston:
"The pay."
Work hard and listen to other finishers.

Concrete Finisher in Fort Worth:
"Very fast time goes by quick."
Pros: Working at different job locations, doing something different every time.
Cons: Long hours, lots lf traveling, being away from home.

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Key Stats for Concrete Finisher

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 216 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Concrete Finisher Salaries

▲18%

▲5%

National Average
$41,000

▼5%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Concrete Finisher Salaries

heavy equipment operator
▲33%

Finishing
▲24%

Carpenter
▲23%

Finishing concrete
▲6%

Equipment Maintenance
▲2%

concrete finishing
▲1%

Construction Estimating
▼0%

National Average
$41,000


▼4%


Concrete
▼7%

Blueprints
▼8%

form carpenter
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 216 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 64%