Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles among California areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,110
25th Percentile Wage
$30,830
50th Percentile Wage
$41,610
75th Percentile Wage
$54,940
90th Percentile Wage
$64,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,110.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.59
25th Percentile Wage
$14.82
50th Percentile Wage
$20.01
75th Percentile Wage
$26.41
90th Percentile Wage
$31.17

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.17. The median hourly salary is $20.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.59.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201641,610-4.18%-10.29%
201543,3503.04%-
201442,030-6.85%-
201344,910-2.18%-
201245,890--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in state of California ranges from $23,370 to $53,170. The highest paying area for floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in California is San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with a median annual salary of $53,170. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale (mean annual salary $52,670). The lowest paying area is Visalia-Porterville with a median annual salary of $23,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$53,170
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$52,670
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$47,740
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$46,320
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$43,550
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$37,330
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$33,810
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$33,380
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$29,780
Visalia-Porterville
$23,370


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