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Highest Paying Industries for Carpet Installers

The top 36 highest paying industries for carpet installers (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 $62,680, federal, state, and local government (oes designation) is the highest paying industry for carpet installers. It is followed by federal, state, and local government industry (average annual salary $62,680). 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 installers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 36 Highest Paying Industries for Carpet Installers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$62,680
30
2 Federal, State, and Local Government
$62,680
30
3 Casino Hotels
$57,300
50
4 Traveler Accommodation
$57,220
50
5 Accommodation
$57,220
50
6 Accommodation and Food Services
$57,220
50
7 Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$54,510
290
8 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$48,840
80
9 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$44,760
100
10 Educational Services - Local government owned
$41,770
40
11 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$41,190
40
12 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$40,620
40
13 Educational Services
$38,980
70
14 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$37,670
30
15 Building Finishing Contractors
$36,110
16,490
16 Specialty Trade Contractors
$36,080
16,520
17 Construction
$36,020
16,930
18 Home Furnishings Stores
$35,760
7,390
19 Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$35,730
7,460
20 Retail Trade
$35,500
7,650
21 Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$34,040
380
22 Construction of Buildings
$33,730
n/a
23 Administrative and Support Services
$33,080
530
24 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$33,080
530
25 Residential Building Construction
$31,390
n/a
26 Furniture Stores
$30,320
70
27 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$30,290
n/a
28 Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$29,940
n/a
29 Wholesale Trade
$29,920
100
30 Specialized Design Services
$29,850
n/a
31 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$29,780
100
32 Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$29,230
n/a
33 Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$29,230
n/a
34 Employment Services
$28,530
150
35 Temporary Help Services
$27,640
n/a
36 Manufacturing
$25,700
130
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