Tile or Marble Setter Salary

Men make up the majority of Tile or Marble Setters in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $19.68 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Slightly less than one-fifth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and about one in eight collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$24,204 - $76,331
$24K
$48K
$76K
MEDIAN: $47,542
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50%
90%

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$12.43 - $34.56
$12
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $19.77
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50%
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$0$76K
Salary $24,204 - $76,331
Bonus $482 - $10,155
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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$26,109 - $74,299
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $12.43 - $34.56
Hourly Tips $0.24
Overtime $16.03 - $44.61
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $482 - $10,155
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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$26,109 - $74,299
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 425

Job Description for Tile or Marble Setter

Tile or marble setters generally work for construction companies, although they may be self-employed. They install marble or tiles made of durable materials such as granite, ceramic and porcelain to walls, kitchen counters, floors, swimming pools, roof decks and other surfaces. Some tile or marble setters are required to perform intricate cuts for artistic or decorative layouts.

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Tile or Marble Setter Tasks

  • Cut tiles to fit into irregular spaces and corners.
  • Secure tiles by applying cement, grout, and other adhesives using a brush, trowel and screed.
  • Measure and level work surface using levels, straight edges and squares.
  • Design and lay tiles into a desired pattern.

Common Career Paths for Tile or Marble Setter


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Advancing into a Construction Project Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Tile or Marble Setters, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $70K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Tile or Marble Setter

Pay by Experience for a Tile or Marble Setter has a positive trend. An entry-level Tile or Marble Setter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 132 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tile or Marble Setter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Tile or Marble Setter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 218 salaries. A Tile or Marble Setter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 116 salaries.

Tile or Marble Setter Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Tile or Marble Setter?

Tile or Marble Setter in Waverly:
"A competitive price for labor."
Pay attention to the leader man and blend into his rhythm.

Tile or Marble Setter in Dublin:
"I love work."
Pros: We are good working and good job.
Cons: Work area dirty leaving area dirty no safety.

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Key Stats for Tile or Marble Setter

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

▲7%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼26%

Skills That Affect Tile or Marble Setter Salaries

National Average
$43,000


▼8%

Precision Measurement
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 82%