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Floor Sanders and Finishers Salary Information

The salary statistics of floor sanders and finishers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of floor sanders and finishers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The floor sanders 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. Floor Sanders and Finishers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,640
25th Percentile Wage
$29,220
50th Percentile Wage
$36,950
75th Percentile Wage
$46,900
90th Percentile Wage
$58,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for floor sanders and finishers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) floor sanders and finishers is $58,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,640. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 146% 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 floor sanders and finishers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,950
0.24% 10.04%
2016
$36,860
-0.19% -
2015
$36,930
3.14% -
2014
$35,770
1.48% -
2013
$35,240
5.68% -
2012
$33,240
- -

Table 2. Floor Sanders and Finishers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of floor sanders and finishers 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 sanders and finishers occupations is the construction sector with an annual salary $37,330. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $31,230).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$37,330
Manufacturing
$35,080
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$31,470
Retail Trade
$31,230

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Floor Sanders and Finishers by States

From the above tables we note that not only floor sanders and finishers 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 sanders and finishers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,090 to $58,280. The highest paying state for floor sanders and finishers is Illinois with a median annual salary of $58,280. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,090. For more salary information of floor sanders and finishers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Illinois
$58,280
Arizona
$54,510
Vermont
$50,710
Connecticut
$48,050
California
$47,100
New Jersey
$45,960
Indiana
$45,280
Texas
$41,090
Washington
$40,260
Idaho
$39,810
Colorado
$39,780
Nevada
$38,940
Iowa
$37,680
Tennessee
$37,330
Minnesota
$37,300
Maryland
$37,140
Maine
$36,840
Missouri
$36,800
Pennsylvania
$36,410
Oklahoma
$36,320
Ohio
$36,160
Virginia
$36,160
South Carolina
$36,040
Florida
$35,920
Utah
$35,750
Nebraska
$35,460
Alabama
$35,330
New Hampshire
$35,040
Massachusetts
$34,970
Kentucky
$34,050
Oregon
$32,590
Wisconsin
$31,440
Wyoming
$31,250
Georgia
$30,930
North Carolina
$27,670
Louisiana
$26,270
New Mexico
$25,750
New York
$25,350
Arkansas
$24,570
Puerto Rico
$18,090



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