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Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installer and Finishers Salary Information

The salary statistics of carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installer and Finishers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,590
25th Percentile Wage
$30,450
50th Percentile Wage
$40,250
75th Percentile Wage
$55,120
90th Percentile Wage
$73,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers is $73,990. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,590. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 213% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,250
2.73% 9.57%
2016
$39,150
2.35% -
2015
$38,230
2.22% -
2014
$37,380
2.17% -
2013
$36,570
0.46% -
2012
$36,400
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Table 2. Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installer and Finishers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers in 14 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $69,600. The lowest paying sector is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (annual salary $35,610).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$69,600
Accommodation and Food Services
$57,140
Health Care and Social Assistance
$50,330
Federal, State, and Local Government
$45,940
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$43,290
Educational Services
$41,990
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$41,400
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$41,080
Construction
$40,990
Wholesale Trade
$40,690
Retail Trade
$37,930
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$36,900
Manufacturing
$35,980
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$35,610



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