Tile Setting

Flooring installers and tile and marble setters lay and finish carpet, wood, vinyl, and tile.

Introduction:

Nearly every building has a finished floor, and flooring installers and tile and marble setters lay the materials that improve the look and feel of homes, offices, restaurants, and other buildings. Although most of the materials installed by these workers cover only floors, some materials are also installed on walls and countertops or in showers.

A smooth, even base of mortar or plywood is required in order for floors and tile to be installed. The base may be installed by flooring installers and tile and marble setters or by other construction craftworkers. When remodeling, workers may need to remove the old flooring and smooth the surface.

Career Opportunities:

  • Tile and Marble Installer

Employment Outlook:

Employment of flooring installers and tile and marble setters is projected to grow 5 percent from 2014 to 2024

Salary:

The average wage and salary earnings of tile installer are $31,870annually or $15.32 per hour.

 

Location and Hours:

  • D.A. Dorsey Technical College (Certificate – 500 Hours)

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