Salary for Carpet Installers

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Also known as:  Carpet Installer, Carpet Layer, Commercial Carpet Installer, Residential Carpet Installer, Wall-to-Wall Carpet Installer

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A carpet installer lays flooring in homes, offices, restaurants and other buildings. While their work is not as dangerous as other construction work, there is still a higher rate of injury than most careers as many power tools are used and there is a lot of bending and kneeling involved in the work. Carpet installers do not usually need any formal training to be hired and work proficiently. In fact, a high school degree is not always required. Most carpet installers learn their trade in the first few months of being employed, though they will sometimes have to pass an exam before being employed officially.

A Carpet Installer will most likely earn wages that can range from $25,900 to $75,750 based on education and experience. usually receive an average salary of fourty-six thousand one hundred and fifty dollars each year.

are paid most highly in Hawaii, where they can earn an average job salary of about $64,960. People in this job function are compensated the highest in Accommodation and Food Services, where they can receive normal pay levels of $56,520.

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Carpet Installers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Accommodation and Food Services
$56,520
Public Administration
$54,180
Retail Trade
$49,200
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$47,980
Construction
$45,710
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$41,210

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$30,210
Manufacturing
$35,490
Wholesale Trade
$39,820
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$41,210
Construction
$45,710
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$47,980