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Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Salary Information

The salary statistics of floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,260
25th Percentile Wage
$29,420
50th Percentile Wage
$37,840
75th Percentile Wage
$50,950
90th Percentile Wage
$68,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles. 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 $68,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,260. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 195% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,8402.14%6.16%
201537,0300.97%-
201436,6702.02%-
201335,9301.17%-
201235,510--

Table 2. Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in 4 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 floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles occupations is the wholesale trade sector with an annual salary $48,020. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $36,970).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Trade
$48,020
Educational Services
$44,180
Construction
$37,960
Retail Trade
$36,970

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles by States

From the above tables we note that not only floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles 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 floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $23,980 to $62,030. The highest paying state for floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles is Wisconsin with a median annual salary of $62,030. The lowest paying state is Montana with a median annual salary of $23,980. For more salary information of floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Wisconsin
$62,030
Connecticut
$60,900
Illinois
$59,270
Hawaii
$58,360
Massachusetts
$56,550
Missouri
$51,080
Nevada
$45,210
Delaware
$43,780
Nebraska
$43,400
Vermont
$41,860
California
$41,610
Washington
$41,180
Arizona
$41,170
Tennessee
$41,160
Ohio
$40,610
New Jersey
$39,870
Pennsylvania
$39,790
North Dakota
$38,980
Maryland
$38,930
Iowa
$38,250
Georgia
$38,180
Colorado
$37,340
Minnesota
$36,940
New York
$36,090
Mississippi
$35,410
Oregon
$35,230
Kentucky
$35,120
Texas
$34,920
North Carolina
$34,020
Louisiana
$33,740
Utah
$32,820
Indiana
$32,640
Florida
$32,460
Virginia
$32,360
South Carolina
$32,320
South Dakota
$32,200
Kansas
$32,030
Michigan
$30,660
Oklahoma
$30,090
Arkansas
$29,210
Alabama
$27,430
Montana
$23,980


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