Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Floor Layer is $17.55
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Floor Layers?
An entry-level Floor Layer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.94 based on 7 salaries. An early career Floor Layer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.19 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Floor …Read more
What Do Floor Layers Do?
Floor layers are responsible for laying various floor coverings in all types of buildings and handling a variety of materials in the process, including carpet, wood, tile, cement, laminate, linoleum, vinyl, and rubber. This position is physical in nature, and the majority of work is performed in an indoor environment.
Floor layers may work individually or on teams, and as independent contractors or for organizations; their working hours are often commensurate on clients’ needs. Generally, …Read more
- Measure floor areas, provide cost estimates and collect supplies for specific projects.
- Clean sites and confirm quality of floors, documenting adherence to specifications.
- Prepare sites by cleaning, removing obstacles and adding guidelines at appropriate measurements.
- Install a variety of flooring materials on different types of substrate.