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Flooring Installers and Tile and Marble Setters
What Flooring and Tile and Marble Setters Do
Flooring installers and tile and marble setters lay and finish carpet, wood, vinyl, and tile.

Work Environment

Installing flooring, tile, and marble is physically demanding, with workers spending much of their time reaching, bending, and kneeling. Those employed in commercial settings may work evenings and weekends.

How to Become a Flooring Installer or Tile and Marble Setter

Flooring installers and tile and marble setters typically learn their trade on the job, sometimes starting as a helper.

Pay

The median annual wage for flooring installers and tile and marble setters was $40,250 in May 2017.

Job Outlook  
Employment of flooring installers and tile and marble setters is projected to grow 10 percent by 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The construction of new housing units will be the primary source of flooring and tile and marble installation work over the next decade.