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Carpet Installer Salary Information

The salary statistics of carpet installers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of carpet installers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The carpet installers 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 Installer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,470
25th Percentile Wage
$28,320
50th Percentile Wage
$38,830
75th Percentile Wage
$55,860
90th Percentile Wage
$74,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpet installers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) carpet installers is $74,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,470. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 248% 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 installers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,830
1.42% 5.38%
2016
$38,280
2.77% -
2015
$37,220
3.60% -
2014
$35,880
0.33% -
2013
$35,760
-2.74% -
2012
$36,740
- -

Table 2. Carpet Installer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of carpet installers in 11 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 installers occupations is the accommodation and food services sector with an annual salary $57,720. The lowest paying sector is the manufacturing sector (annual salary $26,670).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Accommodation and Food Services
$57,720
Wholesale Trade
$47,120
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$45,060
Educational Services
$44,010
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$43,290
Construction
$39,340
Retail Trade
$37,620
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$36,940
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,100
Federal, State, and Local Government
$29,030
Manufacturing
$26,670

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Carpet Installers by States

From the above tables we note that not only carpet installers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of carpet installers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $20,050 to $62,200. The highest paying state for carpet installers is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $62,200. The lowest paying state is Montana with a median annual salary of $20,050. For more salary information of carpet installers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Hawaii
$62,200
Alaska
$57,130
Massachusetts
$54,390
Nebraska
$51,570
Missouri
$51,490
Delaware
$49,640
Kansas
$49,620
Minnesota
$49,080
Nevada
$48,750
California
$47,800
Pennsylvania
$46,370
Iowa
$46,240
Oregon
$45,540
Washington
$45,140
Colorado
$44,910
Vermont
$42,230
Wisconsin
$41,430
Alabama
$41,360
Connecticut
$41,110
New Jersey
$40,300
Kentucky
$39,650
New Hampshire
$38,750
Rhode Island
$38,310
Michigan
$37,490
Utah
$37,220
Tennessee
$36,800
Idaho
$35,910
Arizona
$35,130
Texas
$34,930
Ohio
$34,900
Illinois
$34,460
Georgia
$34,210
North Dakota
$33,990
Louisiana
$33,950
Maryland
$33,920
New Mexico
$32,350
North Carolina
$31,260
Indiana
$30,610
Virginia
$30,410
New York
$30,070
Oklahoma
$28,170
Wyoming
$28,140
Florida
$27,960
South Carolina
$27,570
South Dakota
$25,120
West Virginia
$25,070
Arkansas
$21,800
Mississippi
$20,650
Montana
$20,050



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