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5 Highest-Paying States for Flooring Contractors

These five states have the highest average professional flooring contractor salaries across the U.S.

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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.

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#5: California

Average Yearly Salary: $56,670

Average Hourly Wage: $27.20

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#4: Wisconsin

Average Yearly Salary: $57,540

Average Hourly Wage: $27.66

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#3: Pennsylvania

Average Yearly Salary: $60,050

Average Hourly Wage: $28.87

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#2: Hawaii

Average Yearly Salary: $68,940

Average Hourly Wage: $33.14

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#1: New Jersey

Average Yearly Salary: $69,330

Average Hourly Wage: $33.33

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Source

All salary information is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is accurate as of May 2020.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 10 percent employment growth for flooring contractors between 2016 and 2026.

Shawnna Stiver
Shawnna is a veteran lifestyle, marketing and news content writer, currently contributing to ecommerce companies in the parenting and babies space. She has had the pleasure of writing traditional, digital and social content for the following industries: beauty, consumer goods, entrepreneurship, financial services, health/wellness, home improvement/DIY, lifestyle, non-profit, parenting and self improvement. For a dose of positivity and to see innovative ways companies are doing good in the world, check out her website: www.kindco.org

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