Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,610
25th Percentile Wage
$30,790
50th Percentile Wage
$40,430
75th Percentile Wage
$57,230
90th Percentile Wage
$74,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles is $74,410. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles is $24,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,430
6.11% 9.15%
2016
$37,960
2.66% -
2015
$36,950
-0.60% -
2014
$37,170
0.62% -
2013
$36,940
0.57% -
2012
$36,730
- -

Compare Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in ten industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles occupations is the drywall and insulation contractors industry with an annual salary $53,940. The lowest paying industry is the other specialty trade contractors industry (annual salary $39,160). For detailed floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$53,940
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$52,450
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$45,810
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$44,470
Residential Building Construction
$43,680
Construction of Buildings
$43,390
Specialty Trade Contractors
$40,320
Building Finishing Contractors
$40,040
Nonresidential Building Construction
$39,510
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$39,160

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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