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Highest Paying Industries for Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installers and Finishers

The top 59 highest paying industries for carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $59,960, federal executive branch (oes designation) is the highest paying industry for carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers. It is followed by federal, state, and local government (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $59,550). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 59 Highest Paying Industries for Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installers and Finishers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$59,960
40
2 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$59,550
140
3 Federal, State, and Local Government
$59,550
140
4 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$59,150
100
5 Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$58,100
70
6 Casino Hotels
$55,730
80
7 Traveler Accommodation
$55,570
80
8 Accommodation
$55,570
80
9 Accommodation and Food Services
$55,570
80
10 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$51,700
130
11 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$48,590
330
12 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$48,230
260
13 Building Equipment Contractors
$46,590
80
14 Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$44,160
600
15 Nonresidential Building Construction
$42,350
780
16 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$40,850
120
17 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$40,630
120
18 Educational Services - Local government owned
$39,550
130
19 Educational Services
$38,940
190
20 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$38,840
30
21 Educational Services - State government owned
$38,840
30
22 Construction of Buildings
$38,740
2,740
23 Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$38,540
210
24 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$38,500
50
25 Construction
$38,040
55,830
26 Specialty Trade Contractors
$38,000
53,040
27 Building Finishing Contractors
$37,720
50,370
28 Residential Building Construction
$37,650
1,960
29 Wholesale Trade
$35,880
430
30 Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$35,800
800
31 Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$35,800
800
32 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$35,800
430
33 Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$35,590
1,760
34 Retail Trade
$35,480
11,310
35 Home Furnishings Stores
$35,460
10,420
36 Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$35,450
10,500
37 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$35,430
1,830
38 Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$35,260
540
39 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$34,830
50
40 Administrative and Support Services
$34,510
950
41 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$34,510
950
42 Manufacturing
$33,890
2,440
43 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$33,800
870
44 Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$32,900
210
45 Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$32,200
50
46 Plastics Product Manufacturing
$32,160
240
47 Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$32,160
240
48 Roofing Contractors
$31,980
30
49 Employment Services
$31,590
400
50 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$31,470
130
51 Specialized Design Services
$30,610
130
52 Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$30,580
190
53 Furniture Stores
$30,460
80
54 Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$28,380
40
55 Temporary Help Services
$28,130
210
56 Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$27,950
40
57 Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$27,950
40
58 Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$24,680
240
59 Wood Product Manufacturing
$24,680
240