Marble Setters, Tile Setters, and Terrazzo Workers

Marble setters, tile setters, and terrazzo workers are employed in the masonry and stonework trades covering interior and exterior walls, floors, and other surfaces with marble, tile, and terrazzo. Setters in each of these distinct trades work primarily with the material indicated by their title.

These workers are employed in the general construction industries building such things as libraries, schools, hospitals, and apartment complexes. Terrazzo workers tend to be most concentrated in the warm states of Texas, Arizona, California, and Florida. There are approximately 81,600 marble setters, tile setters, and terrazzo workers employed in the United States.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
  • Apprenticeship
Related School Subjects
  • Art
  • Physical Education
  • Technical/Shop
  • Building/Trades
  • Drawing/Design
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
Personality Traits
  • Athletic
  • Creative
  • Hands On
Licensure/Certification None

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