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Floor Covering Installers

Overview

Floor covering installers include a wide range of construction workers, each specializing in the materials with which they work. Resilient floor layers install, replace, and repair shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative floor covering such as vinyl tile and sheet vinyl on finished interior floors of buildings. Carpet layers install carpets and rugs, most often wall-to-wall carpeting. Approximately 25,810 carpet installers, 9,830 floor layers, and 34,940 tile and marble setters are employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Athletic

Hands On

Technical

Career Ladder
Supervisor, or Cost Estimator, or Self Employed

Floor Covering Installer

Apprentice, or Assistant, or Helper