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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Floor Sanders and Finishers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,470
25th Percentile Wage
$28,150
50th Percentile Wage
$36,860
75th Percentile Wage
$49,280
90th Percentile Wage
$59,660

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 $59,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,470. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 165% 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 sanders and finishers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,860-0.19%9.82%
201536,9303.14%-
201435,7701.48%-
201335,2405.68%-
201233,240--

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 $37,300. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $31,470).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$37,300
Manufacturing
$35,180
Retail Trade
$34,600
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$31,470

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 $63,110. The highest paying state for floor sanders and finishers is Illinois with a median annual salary of $63,110. 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
$63,110
Missouri
$55,070
Massachusetts
$54,600
New York
$54,270
Connecticut
$46,110
Indiana
$45,280
New Jersey
$43,880
Idaho
$39,810
Colorado
$39,140
Maryland
$39,120
Nevada
$38,940
Washington
$38,900
California
$38,640
Iowa
$37,680
Minnesota
$37,300
Virginia
$36,510
South Carolina
$36,040
New Hampshire
$35,040
Wisconsin
$33,860
Texas
$33,260
Pennsylvania
$32,670
Arkansas
$31,150
Georgia
$30,930
North Carolina
$30,270
Louisiana
$26,270
Utah
$21,390
Puerto Rico
$18,090



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