What Flooring Installers and Tile and Marble Setters Do.
Flooring installers and tile and marble setters lay and finish carpet, wood, vinyl, and tile.
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.
Flooring installers and tile and marble setters typically learn their trade on the job, sometimes starting as a helper.
The median annual wage for flooring installers and tile and marble setters was $41,830 in May 2019. Oregon Median is $49,070. Carpet Installers in the US Median is $39,000 and Oregon $45,000.
Employment of flooring installers and tile and marble setters is projected to grow 18 % from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Oregon is expecting 24% over the same time. The construction of new housing units will be the primary source of flooring and tile and marble installation work over the next decade.