Salary for Floor Sanders and Finishers

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Also known as:  Floor Finisher, Floor Refinisher, Floor Sander, Floor Sanding Machine Operator, Floor Scraper, Hardwood Finisher

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The career of a floor sander or finisher is similar to that of a carpet installer or floor layer. Floor sanders and finishers sand, polish or stain 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. There is also the potential to catch illnesses as floor sanders and finishers are usually working in buildings with many other people in a small space. Other than a high school diploma or GED, floor sanders and finishers 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.

A Floor Sander or Finisher will usually earn a compensation of around $27,080 - $61,540 depending on education and experience. get an average salary of fourty-one thousand four hundred dollars annually.

are compensated at the highest average salary in Maryland, where they can get average job salaries of approximately $57,730. Professionals that work in these jobs obtain the highest pay in Construction, where they can get pay of $41,510.

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INDUSTRIES

Floor Sanders and Finishers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Retail Trade
$42,340
Construction
$41,510
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$39,690
Health Care and Social Assistance
$37,670
Manufacturing
$33,610

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Manufacturing
$33,610
Health Care and Social Assistance
$37,670
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$39,690
Construction
$41,510
Retail Trade
$42,340