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Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles - What They Do


Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles can expect to earn an average of $39,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles should expect a massive decline in jobs available within their industry. They will likely experience a decline in employment of -12.2%. In respect to starting your own business, Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles are extremely entrepreneurial in nature. Currently, 47.7% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 6.1% are currently unemployed.

Academic Programs of Interest

Hardwood Floorlayer
A Hardwood Floorlayer Program will teach a student how to lay hardwood and wood strip/block flooring using nails, screws and/or adhesives. The Hardwood Floorlayer Program will generally take 3 years to complete. However, only 5 of the weeks will be in-school lessons. After graduation, the Hardwood ...more