Carpet Fitter Salary

The average salary for a Carpet Fitter in the UK is:


Job profile for a Carpet Fitter

Everyday i must go to the store at 8 am every morning. then i load my carpets unto the trailer and head out to work, on an average week I would do 5 full houses a day including felt and grip. A full house contain usally Living room, 3 bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and stairs and landing. which usally cost the customer 600 pound for me to fit it, plus felt and grip which i include in the price. on an average days work i would make 1,8000. I have 1 other fitter with me, whom i pay 2,500 a week excellent salary for any one. It usally take me and the other fitter from 9:00 am till 5:00pm, to get three full houses done. I do 15 full houses per week which makes me 10,800 per week and I only have to pay the other fitter 2,500 most weeks I give him 3,000 cause he's a good fitter and fast at his work. Then on the weekends I hot the town and have a brillant night, untill monday morning when i go and make another 10,800. I love my job!!!

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Carpet Fitter Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £17,667.

The average salary in 2009 was £21,245, based on 5 respondents (a difference of 20% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £21,065, based on 3 respondents (a difference of -1% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £20,640, based on 5 respondents (a difference of -2% from the 2010 figure.

The median salary for a Carpet Fitter based on all salary survey responses is: £23,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Carpet Fitter is £13.06.

Assorted Carpet Fitter Salary Information

£25,000North West3-May-17
£19,000South West6-July-13
£19,500South West6-July-13
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Carpet Fitter Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Carpet Fitter job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£22982 $35851.92 North West
£28466 $44406.96 London
£20892 $32591.52 Yorkshire and North East
£22721 $35444.76 South West
£26899 $41962.44 South East
£22198 $34628.88 Scotland
£23504 $36666.24 Northern Ireland
£21937 $34221.72 Wales
£24287 $37887.72 Midlands
£21676 $33814.56 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Carpet Fitter, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £19,587 for a worker in their 20s, £25,593 (30s), £30,294 (40s) and £30,294 (50s).
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