5 Highest-Paying States for Flooring Contractors
These five states have the highest average professional flooring contractor salaries across the U.S.
According to data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary of an American professional flooring contractor—meaning floor layers, not carpet installers, wood or hard-tile setter—is $46,760. Although the cost of living varies, some states pay flooring contractors better than others. These five states have the highest average salaries for professional flooring contractors in the U.S.
Average Yearly Salary: $53,620
Average Yearly Salary: $54,450
Average Yearly Salary: $60,150
Average Yearly Salary: $60,650
#1: New Jersey
Average Yearly Salary: $90,330
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 10 percent employment growth for flooring contractors between 2016 and 2026.
Note: All salary information is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is accurate as of May 2018.