Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles
Apply blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative coverings to floors.
- Most workers learn on the job.
- About 35 percent of carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers are self-employed.
- Projected job growth varies by specialty; for example, tile and marble setters are expected to grow by 14 percent, while carpet installers is projected to decline by 1 percent.
- Employment of carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers is less sensitive to fluctuations in construction activity than is employment of workers in other construction trades.
|Personality||I'm hands on|
|Job Outlook||Below Average|
|Education||High School diploma|