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Highest Paying Industries for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

The top 30 highest paying industries for floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles (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 $47,330, local government, including schools and hospitals is the highest paying industry for floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles. It is followed by painting and wall covering contractors industry (average annual salary $46,700). 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 floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 30 Highest Paying Industries for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$47,330
80
2 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$46,700
n/a
3 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$45,380
90
4 Administrative and Support Services
$43,140
n/a
5 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$43,140
n/a
6 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$37,780
60
7 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$37,780
60
8 Educational Services - Local government owned
$37,780
60
9 Building Finishing Contractors
$37,440
6,700
10 Specialty Trade Contractors
$37,250
6,960
11 Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$37,240
n/a
12 Construction
$37,170
7,440
13 Educational Services
$37,070
70
14 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$36,980
80
15 Wholesale Trade
$36,980
80
16 Nonresidential Building Construction
$36,980
n/a
17 Construction of Buildings
$36,250
n/a
18 Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$36,190
n/a
19 Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$36,190
n/a
20 Retail Trade
$35,180
2,020
21 Home Furnishings Stores
$35,160
1,880
22 Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$35,150
1,880
23 Residential Building Construction
$34,510
280
24 Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$34,200
160
25 Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$31,420
n/a
26 Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$31,160
50
27 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$30,890
n/a
28 Manufacturing
$28,310
70
29 Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$26,820
50
30 Wood Product Manufacturing
$26,820
50
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