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Floor Covering Layer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,139 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Floor Covering Layer is $41,139 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Floor Covering Layer is between $30,970 and $49,552. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Removes worn floor covering from floors of streetcars and lays new floor covering: sets felt on floor and cuts it around obstructions to fit floor.
  • Applies coat of liquid cement to floor with brush and replaces felt on floor.
  • Sets covering on floor and cuts off correct lengths and shapes.
  • Applies coat of cement to felt and sets floor covering over cemented felt.
  • Tacks edges of covering.
  • Patches linoleum floors in same manner.
  • Heats asphalt with blow torch and applies asphalt to cracks or openings and smooths it to match level of floor, using trowel, to patch asphaltic floors.
Floor Covering Layer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

Job family population: 11,860

Estimated population of Floor Covering Layer jobs: N/A

Rate of error: 6.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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