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Soft Tile Setter Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$51,014 (USD)

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The average pay for a Soft Tile Setter is $51,014 a year and $25 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Soft Tile Setter is between $38,041 and $61,811. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Applies decorative steel, aluminum, and plastic tile (known as soft tile to distinguish from ceramic tile) to walls and cabinets of bathrooms and kitchens: measures surface to locate center points and draws horizontal and vertical guidelines through them.
  • Brushes waterproof compound over plaster surfaces to seal pores.
  • Spreads adhesive cement over wall, using trowel or broad knife.
  • Positions tile on cement, following specified pattern.
  • Presses tile into cement.
  • Removes excess cement from joints between tile to clean finished surface, using damp cloth or cleaning compound.
  • Rolls sheet wall covering with hand roller to press into cement.
  • May wipe grout into joints of tile to seal them.
  • May be designated according to type of tile applied as metal-tile setter (construction; retail trade); plastic-tile layer (construction; retail trade).
Soft Tile Setter Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Tile and Marble Setters

Job family population: 38,820

Estimated population of Soft Tile Setter jobs: 9,747

Rate of error: 3.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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