Salary for Floor Layers (not including Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles)

Also known as:  Composition Floor Layer, Cork Floor Installer, Laminate Floor Installer, Linoleum Installer, Resilient Tile Installer, Shock-Absorption Floor Layer, Vinyl Flooring Installer, Vinyl Installer

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Similar to carpet installers, floor layers lay flooring in homes, 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 good amount of kneeling involved in the work. Other than a high school diploma or GED, floor layers do not usually need any formal training or education to be hired. Most floor layers 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 Floor Layer can expect average salaries in a range of 24000 - 36000 based on tenure level. Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles can get average salaries of Thirty Nine Thousand Five Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles can make the most money in Minnesota, where they can receive an average salary rate of close to $52240. People in this category of job have the most lucrative average salary level in Construction, where they can get salary pay of $51620.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 10.63 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Floor Layers (not including Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles) tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $51,620
Construction $41,000
Wholesale Trade $40,710
Manufacturing $39,900
Retail Trade $35,580
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $35,580
Manufacturing $39,900
Wholesale Trade $40,710
Construction $41,000
Educational Services $51,620
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