Flooring Installer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Flooring Installers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $16.40 per hour nationwide. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to a little less than one-fifth, and less than one in ten earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$25,363 - $82,225
$25K
$47K
$82K
MEDIAN: $47,100
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50%
90%

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$11.23 - $26.02
$11
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.56
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$0$82K
Salary $25,363 - $82,225
Bonus $202.73 - $8,384
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$24,400 - $66,173
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 265
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $11.23 - $26.02
Hourly Tips $0.28 - $10.21
Overtime $15.41 - $39.89
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $202.73 - $8,384
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$24,400 - $66,173
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 899

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Job Description for Flooring Installer

A flooring installer installs a variety of flooring inside of residential or commercial buildings. Typically, they install carpet, vinyl, ceramic, hardwood, and laminate flooring, although they may be trained to install other types. Generally, a flooring installer is referred to as a type of construction worker and is skilled in other types of labor. Additionally, most professional flooring installers will specialize in a specific type of flooring.

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Flooring Installer Tasks

  • Drive to sites, remove existing carpeting, assess condition of floors, and install new carpet.
  • Answer questions, provide information, and represent the organization.
  • Ensure a safe working environment.
  • Clean work areas and vehicles, remove scraps, and dispose of materials.
  • Carry equipment, materials, and goods to and from various locations.

Common Career Paths for Flooring Installer


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As Flooring Installers transition into upper-level roles such as Construction Project Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Construction Project Managers earn $70K on average per year.

Flooring Installer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Flooring Installer

Pay by Experience for a Flooring Installer has a positive trend. An entry-level Flooring Installer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 414 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Flooring Installer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 238 salaries. An experienced Flooring Installer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 363 salaries. A Flooring Installer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 226 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,480

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

With a pay rate for Flooring Installers that is 41 percent greater than the national average, Cincinnati offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Flooring Installers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+33 percent), San Diego (+19 percent), Miami (+19 percent), and Pittsburgh (+18 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Fresno Flooring Installers earning much less — 30 percent less — than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Houston (21 percent lower) and Colorado Springs (18 percent lower).

Flooring Installer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Flooring Installer?

Flooring Installer in Avondale:
"I really love it enjoy working with people."
Pros: Learning about the business.
Cons: Don't like the way I'm treated.

Flooring Installer in Buffalo:
"Floor installations."
Pros: Like to see the transformation of the before and after when the job is completed.
Cons: The toll it takes on you knee and back.

Flooring Installer in Greeley:
"Back breaking work."
Pros: Makes homes look very nice and it takes skill to make them look nice.
Cons: It's so much work for just one person and to not get paid that much for being the one doing the work while the contractor collects the big check.

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Key Stats for Flooring Installer

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 172 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Flooring Installer Salaries

▲31%

▲10%

National Average
$38,000

▼5%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Flooring Installer Salaries

carpet
▲32%


Construction Estimating
▲8%

National Average
$38,000

Sanding
▼3%


Precision Measurement
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 81%
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