Flooring installers and tile and stone setters lay and finish carpet, wood, vinyl, tile, and other materials.
Installing flooring, tile, and stone is physically demanding, with workers spending much of their time reaching, bending, and kneeling. Most work full time, although schedules may vary.
Flooring installers and tile and stone setters typically need no formal educational credential. They learn their trade on the job, sometimes starting as a helper.
The median annual wage for flooring installers and tile and stone setters was $43,210 in May 2020.
Employment of flooring installers and tile and stone setters is projected to grow 3 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations.